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Yahoo! A Discussion Board Post Concerning The Trinity

I just posted the message below to a Gordon Clark discussion group on Yahoo!. Find the original post (minus added links) here. The series of three posts I found confusing may be found here, here, and here. This whole discussion … Continue reading

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Petty’s Little Black Book of Compromise: Science and God

[jp-rss-feed]Petty, Scott. Science and God. Little Black Books. Kingsford, Australia: Matthias Media, 2011. Paperback. 108 pages. ISBN 978-1-921896-19-4. Rating on 5-star scale: 2 stars.Promoters identify Science and God as intended for Christian youth between the ages of 14 and 20. … Continue reading

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Creation Conference 2013: Why Carp Parts and Bahnsen Matter

Creation Conference 2013: Why Origins Matter, also promoted as an Answers in Genesis “Answers Conference” and an Institute for Creation Research event, Monday 28 January 2013 and Tuesday 29 January 2013, hosted by Southern California Seminary at Shadow Mountain Community … Continue reading

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Manhattan Declaration: Not Perfect, But Worth Signing

Concerning the Manhattan Declaration (available on the Manhattan Project site, accessed 04 February 2013)….I have just signed this declaration). However, I thought I should note that my signing is not a blanket endorsement of all the wording found in it … Continue reading

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Mary Elizabeth “Kill ‘Em All, Let God Sort ‘Em Out” Williams

I just posted a comment on a Salon.com article by Mary Elizabeth “Kill ’Em All, Let God Sort ’Em Out” Williams. My comment should appear here, but my own testing of the link has not yielded positive results. If your … Continue reading

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Confucius Say: “Gay Marriage” Debate Not About Rights

This was created as an op-ed for the U-T San Diego, my local paper, and posted here as a draft on the same day I emailed it to the U-T (that is, 08 December 2012, the day of the U-T … Continue reading

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If It’s Nonsense, It’s (Still) Not Pious

Ronald H. Nash emphasizes the nature of the Christian God as one who can be known and who communicates verbally with persons he has specially created with an ability to understand such communications. Rationality and perspicuity, not irrationality and ineffable … Continue reading

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The Impropriety, If Not Impiety, of Mysticism

Ayn Rand, atheist philosopher-novelist and widely-known proponent of a godless and (to my eye) Nietzschean version of capitalism, shows in her portrayal of character Peter Keating just what sort of impression frequent appeals to the “mysterious” and “ineffable” can make … Continue reading

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If It’s Nonsense, It’s Not Pious

W. Gary Crampton rejects the impious nonsense of those who think pious Christian faith includes belief that the logically paradoxical is true.Neither the numerologists, nor the poets, nor those who see acrostic codes in Scripture understand Scripture. God’s truth comes … Continue reading

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Pious or Impious? “None of the Above” Is Not An Option

Peter Kreeft, commenting on Pascal’s Wager, notes how inevitable death makes choice between Christian belief and unbelief unavoidable.We are “condemned to freedom” (to use Sartre’s formula). “There is no choice”, says Pascal; that is, we cannot choose whether or not … Continue reading

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Impious Ethics (Still) Impossible

Rousas John Rushdoony reiterates how the consistent immorality of the Marquis de Sade is the course most logically consistent with unbelief.Because [the Marquis de] Sade was so consistently evil, he was more logical than most evil men and most churchmen, … Continue reading

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Impious Ethics Impossible

Rousas John Rushdoony, in his The Mythology Of Science, points out the logical superiority (given unbelieving or “neutral” premises) of the Marquis de Sade’s anti-ethics over relativistic “consenting adults” morality.The champions of the new morality declare that anything done “by … Continue reading

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Theology Is Queen, Science Subject

Gordon H. Clark, in his Karl Barth’s Theological Method, asserts that letting Scripture-based theology reign as queen over the sciences yields the the unity of knowledge reason requires. “Orthodox Protestants would of course agree…that theology cannot submit to the scientific … Continue reading

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