A scattering of helpful ideas for anyone who has to debate the issue of abortion.
A response to the common intuition that, under Calvinism, Jesus’s suffering was wasted for all those who God did not choose to save.
A critical look at a New York Times article that discusses the tension between the idea that all the events in the universe are caused deterministically by physical laws, and our deep-seated intuitive belief that this cannot be so because we have free will.
Some comments and observations following ‘The Great William Lane Craig Original Sin Flamewar of 2010–2011′.
No one expects the Five Things Meme.
The sad story of a Catholic layman named Juan; a dedicated believer and amateur theologian, who gradually comes to realize that, as one of the laity, he is no more able to understand his religion than the peasants of the middle ages.
The question of whether intelligent design is a scientific or philosophical inference is a contentious and oft-debated one. Using a recent discussion on Ken Perrott’s blog as a kick-off point, I offer a brief commentary on this issue, giving reasons for why it is arbitrary to dismiss ID as unscientific.