Sometimes reading theology feels like trying on new clothes. I pick up a promising garment off the rack of ideas and I see how it fits. Is it worth the cost? Does it add (or replace) anything in my current wardrobe? Continue reading “Trying on Karl Barth”
Over a century ago, Nietzsche proclaimed that “God is dead.” If anything, this line is more true today, for are at least three reasons: Continue reading “Atheism is a Healthy Part of Faith in God”
Modern science must assume from the get-go that everything in the world makes sense. Scientists assume that natural laws are fixed and that nothing happens without a cause; they assume that the world is fundamentally understandable by rational human minds.
Yet science also assumes that no “Higher Being” is interferring in our world; the equations of modern science don’t leave any variables for divine intervention. Should believers try to find gaps in current scientific knowledge in order to sneak God into a rational vision of the world? Continue reading “Is God Rational?”
The Big Idea: You can’t add up to infinity, and a God-like God can’t “exist” anyway.
Does our sense of morality prove that a divine Lawgiver exists? Does the order and meaning of the world prove that a heavenly Creator exists? Does the tendency of everything to pass away prove that a transcendent Source of Being exists? Continue reading “Arguments for the Existence of God Always Backfire for 2 Reasons”