Tagged: Apologetics

Rolling Stone Publishes Scientology Expose

Rolling Stone just published a very interesting article entitled Inside Scientology.  It’s long, balanced, and in parts, disturbing in the level of mind control they exert, especially on children.  Well worth the read. It is an insular society — one that exists, to a large...

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Darwin’s theory downgraded

About the time Ohio’s Board of Education refused to allow science classes to "investigate and critically analyze aspects of evolutionary theory," an evolutionist scientist was busying knocking down one of Darwin’s key tenets.

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Why the Biblical view of sex is best

One of the more maligned aspects of Christian morality is the view of sex. Many of the critics simple knock-down stereotypical strawmen, instead of examining the actual Church teachings on sex. Unfortunately, much of the stereotypes have been reinforced by uninformed Christians and their own...

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So You Want to Be an Apologist?

I found So You Want to Be an Apologist, a good post giving advice for wannabe defenders of the faith.  James Holding gives the following excellent advice, with short descriptions. Be a master of a few trades and not a jack of all trades. Acquire...

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Bible Illiteracy in America

Recently in the Weekly Standard appeared an article by David Gelertner entitled “Bible Illiteracy in America.” He argues that regardless of where you stand on the spiritual spectrum, you have to ackknowledge that the Bible has been an influence like no other throughout history. Unfortunately,...

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Jesus and the Socratic Method

Today’s Christian, a mag put out by the CT people, has a nice article entitled Ask Before You Answer.  It’s well worth a read, and may make me change my own style a bit.  Isn’t it uncanny how often our Lord answered a question with...

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Review: Total Truth, Part II

In Part I, I gave my first impressions of the book, which were positive.  My first impression is giving way to a deeper appreciation for this work.  Although I am still only 1/8th of the way in, I want to report on what I am...

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Modern Myths About Christianity – Witch Hunts

Mynym over at Beyond Good and Evil has a nice post about some Indian villagers who killed a local barber because they thought he was practicing black magic (no telling if their religion made them do it).  He goes on to discuss witch hunts and...

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