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Justice? Yes. “Social Justice”? No.

(Last updated on 5 July 2014) Hayek, Friedrich A. “’Social’ or Distributive Justice.” Chapter 9 in Law, Legislation and Liberty: A New Statement of the Liberal Principles of Justice and Political Economy, Volume 2: The Mirage of Social Justice. Chicago: … Continue reading

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To See Scripture’s Plain Meaning Requires A PIOUS Eye

(Last updated on 16 January 2013) Do Christians disagree in their interpretations of Scripture because Scripture is unclear, perhaps because spiritual truths transcend human language and so cannot be perfectly captured in words? Though many today would answer, “yes,” Samuel … Continue reading

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“Stay Hungry” For Better Piety

(Last updated on 16 January 2013) Though his text should carry a warning for much of its content (page 68’s error of calling unborn children “potential life” is especially grievous, and scripturally-suspect psychobabble abounds), John White does, in this late-seventies … Continue reading

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Does This Watch Make Me Look Old?

(Last updated on 5 July 2014) John D. Morris, Ph.D., concludes a discussion of various methods for determining the age of the earth by noting how those methods that indicate young ages seem reasonably expected to be more reliable than … Continue reading

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Looking Inward Is Not The Path To Piety

(Last updated on 5 July 2014) Richard Ganz condemns the growing popularity in Christian circles of such self-exploratory therapies as “healing of memories,” which Pious Eye would note (from his own observation and experience) seem very popular in seminary “spiritual … Continue reading

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

(Last updated on 5 July 2014) 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 … Continue reading

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Pious Prior Commitment And Choosing A Fork

(Last updated on 10 July 2014) Yesterday’s quote asked if Byzantine-priority or Majority Text theory is “less naturalistic and anthropocentric, and so more pious (and less impious), than the highly naturalistic and anthropocentric methodology of the eclectics.” In today’s quote, … Continue reading

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Forked Path In The Forest of New Testament Manuscripts

(Last updated on 5 July 2014) Maurice Robinson contrasts the Byzantine-priority (AKA Majority Text) approach to New Testament Textual Criticism, which he favors (and which in turn favors such versions as the King James, 21st Century King James, and New … Continue reading

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Shrinks A Sign of Shrinking Piety?

(Last updated on 16 January 2013) Martin and Deidre Bobgan assert that the prudent course for the pious is to choose biblical counseling over either secular psychotherapy or the many biblical-secular/pious-impious hybridizations offered as “Christian” psychotherapy. Do you (like Pious … Continue reading

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

(Last updated on 10 July 2014) 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, … Continue reading

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Pious Ranking of Information Sources

(Last updated on 10 July 2014) Tim Chaffey and Jason Lisle explain how and why Scripture must take precedence over (theories about) nature in Christian scientific work.…since the Bible has never been wrong about anything, and since it is the … Continue reading

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Who Needs Red Bull? Piety Gives You Wings

(Last updated on 5 July 2014) Arthur T. Pierson describes how the duties of Christian piety, though at first burdensome, in the end bring delight, as wings empower flight. We are reminded once more of the…myth about the “wingless birds,” … Continue reading

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Can You Ace The SAT/GRE/LSAT/MCAT Using Random Mutations?

(Last updated on 18 June 2014) Image courtesy Han Braxmeier (released to public domain).Nancy M. Darrall, in her contribution to In Six Days, illustrates how random variation without intelligence-originated new information cannot yield evolution.DNA…is analogous to…paper and ink….Anyone who has … Continue reading

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