Nov 30 2009

What’s Love Got to Do With It?

Along with attacks on Christianity that are timed to coincide with Easter and Christmas, we must also endure attacks on love in February, just in time for Valentine’s Day. As a dense, clumsy male, February 14th is not a day on which I tend to excel. Frankly, it is hard being romantic and a curmudgeon at the same time. Knowing that Valentine’s Day is largely a creation of the greeting card industry does nothing to curtail my curmudgeonly inclinations.

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Jul 25 2008

Ghettoizing Faith

Some of my Christian friends like to remind me, in a very good natured sort of way, that science has nothing to do with belief in a Creator God. To be perfectly frank, this is a bitter pill to swallow. Both science and faith are important parts of my life, and I have spent many years exploring the relationship between the two. If my friends are right, this has all been a waste of time.

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Jan 8 1997

Are Miracles “Violations” of Natural Laws?

People who deny miracles frequently begin by defining them as transgressions or violations of natural laws. David Hume took this approach in the 18th century, and Antony Flew continued this approach in the 20th century.

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