Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Moral Argument

Update 1/30:  Expanded on some things The Moral Argument I don’t like the traditional version of this argument that argues from the moral law to a moral law-giver: Traditional Argument from Morality Premise 1:  There is an objective moral law. Premise … Continue reading

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“Churches for Apologetics” petition

CAA petition: “Churches for Apologetics” http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/churches-for-apologetics Will you share? Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | Request Project

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"Churches for Apologetics" petition

We of the Christian Apologetics Alliance write to you today to thank you for all you are doing to equip the body of Christ in the midst of a faith crisis that is evident in the rise of the “Nones”–those who claim no … Continue reading

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Lee Strobel’s "The Case for Faith for Kids" summary with commentary

My boys have graduated from “kids” to “students” so I updated to the student edition of Lee Strobel’s “Case for…” series and wanted to get these notes down before I ship the “for kids” series off to their new owner. … Continue reading

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What I’ve been e-doing about the web…

I’ve been pretty busy neglecting this blog, so I thought I’d post some of what I’ve been doing elsewhere on the web. On my personal blog: The true meaning of Christmas Blog index for Douglas Groothuis’ “Christian Apologetics: A Comprehensive … Continue reading

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Groothuis’ "Christian Apologetics" ch. 17: The Uniqueness of Humanity

Chapter 17 of Groothuis’ Christian Apologetics argues that being an embodied mind or soul is the best explanation for the ways humanity is unique:  consciousness, cognition and language.  Materialism cannot adequately explain first person access, incorrigibility, qualia, propositional attitudes, intentionality, truth or love.A substance … Continue reading

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Groothuis’ "Christian Apologetics" ch.16: The Argument from Religious Experience

Chapter 16 of Groothuis’ Christian Apologetics is on the argument from religious experience.  Several times he repeats that “religious experience claims need to be weighed  against other germane sources of evidence for or against a worldview (like Mormonism)…It should not be made to … Continue reading

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Prioritize your to-do list and get started!

My friend Julie Holly of The Holly Real Estate Group recently posted,  “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” -Agatha Christie But, what if you don’t know where to start? Suggestion:  Organize your to-do list in order of priority. … Continue reading

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