Category Archives: Christian Approach to Knowledge

The Best Argument for Both Atheism and Theism

I find it interesting that arguments for both Christianity and Atheism often take some kind of a parallel structure, where each side basically uses the same kind of argument, sometimes almost the exact same argument – but they start from … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Approach to Knowledge, Does God Exist?, What Christians Actually Believe | Comments Off

Miracles and Talking Donkeys

Do you ever get the feeling, when you are talking to someone about Kant’s categorical imperative, that the other “person” is actually a tiny worm that you had put on a hook to go fishing?  And that suddenly you realize … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Approach to Knowledge, Does God Exist? | 7 Comments

Are Theists Opposed to Science?

As a kid, I used to have this venting doll named Mr. Long-Legs.  When I was upset, I would take out my frustration by boxing Mr. Long-Legs into a state of doll oblivion. Bottom-line: If this were a Toy Story … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Approach to Knowledge, Does God Exist?, Myths About Christianity, Science and Religion | 2 Comments

The Joy of Watching Academics Squirm About Pre-Cognition

In my experience, academics are lovable, thoughtful, delightful people…but some of them (us?) are also implicitly – and colossally – arrogant.   They seem to suffer the same fate as pastors – because they are viewed by a portion of the … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Approach to Knowledge, Science and Religion | 5 Comments

From the Reader Mailbag: Is God in the Same Category as a Lucky Ball (Part II)?

This week we continue our discussion of whether or not God can be viewed as a kind of lucky object.  As a reminder, here is the question from a reader that we are pursuing: Reader Question: The question is how … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Approach to Knowledge, Does God Exist?, Reader Mailbag | 3 Comments

From the Reader Mailbag: Is God in the Same Category as a Lucky Ball?

Reader Question: Apologetic Professor, if you could be any superhero, which superhero would you be? My response: Don’t be ridiculous.  I am a superhero: Font Boy, with his awesome power of font recognition!  (My favorite catchphrase: Don’t be afraid, ma’am, … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Approach to Knowledge, Does God Exist?, Reader Mailbag, Science and Religion | 2 Comments

Why Materialism Is Not Skeptical

For years, doctors said that my tonsils and my appendix didn’t do anything, so it was ok to simply remove them with almost no provocation whatsoever.  “Apologetic Professor,” they’d say in their deep doctor voices, “I notice your tonsils look … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Approach to Knowledge, Does God Exist? | 7 Comments

About Hope

There are days when I am not certain that Christianity is true.  (I pause for a moment to await a bolt of lightning from on high; as said bolt seems to still remain in the hand of the Almighty – … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Approach to Knowledge, Does God Exist?, What Christians Actually Believe | 2 Comments

Top Five Reasons I am a Christian

There are literally thousands of reasons why I am a Christian – thousands of tiny pointers, intellectual arguments, and life experiences that have shaped my journey towards Christ.  I am like a comet pulled inexorably on a path by stars … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Approach to Knowledge, Top 5 Lists, Ratings, and Rankings | 1 Comment

Why I Am Not a Postmodernist

This is an actual entry from the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Clinical Disorders used by the American Psychological Association: “Epistemology (description): Epistemology is a serious chronic mental problem for people who doubt that knowledge exists. (I mean, seriously, … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Approach to Knowledge, Science and Religion | 4 Comments