Monthly Archives: February 2012

Groothuis’ "Christian Apologetics" ch.2: The Biblical Basis for Apologetics

“False ideas are the greatest obstacles to the reception of the gospel.  We may preach with all the fervour of a reformer and yet succeed only in winning a straggler here and there, if we permit the whole collective thought … Continue reading

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Wilkins and the EAAN — a reply by Dr. Alvin Plantinga

The January 30 Philosophers’ Carnival featured Classical Global Skepticism and the EAAN by Jim S. at Agent Intellect.  January 31, John Wilkins at Evolving Thoughts responded with Plantinga’s EAAN.  I volunteered to host the next carnival, inviting submissions with an emphasis on … Continue reading

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Philosophers’ Carnival #138

Welcome again to Philosophers’ Carnival, “which aims to showcase the best philosophical posts from a wide range of weblogs. We invite submissions from bloggers and readers, and collate the submitted posts into one big round-up (or ‘carnival’) every three weeks, … Continue reading

Posted in Carnival, Golden Rule, Is-Ought Fallacy, Ontological Argument, Stephen Law's evil god argument, William Lane Craig | 31 Comments

Who Wrote the Gospels? by Timothy McGrew

Lecture notes and accompanying chart can be downloaded here. You can click on each blue checkmark to see the evidence.

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Call for submissions to February 20’s Philosophers’ Carnival

On February 20, Ichthus77 will be showcasing philosophy blog posts for Philosophers’ Carnival.  I will display whatever is submitted, within reason, but am hopeful to receive responses to posts featured in past carnivals, or even just responses to posts featured … Continue reading

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Genuine faith is never blind

I grew up believing that reason can only take you so far–after that, faith takes over. In one sense this belief is true: Intellectual faith/belief, if it isn’t blind, comes ‘after’ good evidence. However, in the sense that faith persists … Continue reading

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