Monthly Archives: February 2015

He was teaching in one of the synagogues

Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath. And behold, there was a woman who had had a disabling spirit for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not fully straighten herself. When Jesus saw … Continue reading

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Veracity’s Top 10 Scorers, 2015 Edition

Originally posted on Veracity:
It’s time again for that most prized of all personal discipleship honors, Veracity’s Top 10 Scorer Awards. (I know, I know…I can hardly stand the excitement either!) There are lots of great resources for personal discipleship…

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Were the Crusaders Medieval Terrorists?

Originally posted on Veracity:
Beheadings. Torture. Kidnappings. Execution-style murders. Unspeakable acts of barbarism. Rape as a weapon of war. Today’s headlines are filled with atrocities, many of them associated with radical Islam. For example, my initial reaction is that the…

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Stephen Colbert’s Approach to Skepticism

Originally posted on Veracity:
Stephen Colbert (Photo Credit: Todd Heisler/The New York Times)  In 1974, when Colbert was 10, his father, a doctor, and his brothers Peter and Paul, the two closest to him in age, died in a plane…

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Why Study the Skeptics?

Originally posted on Veracity:
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Who Are the Most Influential Skeptics Today?

Originally posted on Veracity:
What do cultural celebrities like Bill Nye, Richard Dawkins, Neil de Grasse Tyson, Bart Ehrman, and Bill Maher all have in common? In different ways, the represent different forms of skepticism about the Christian faith. In…

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Does the Euthyphro Dilemma Disprove God? (Part 1)

Originally posted on Thomistic Bent:
Plato posed a moral question that is today known as the Euthyphro Dilemma. Skeptics have used this moral dilemma to try to draw conclusions about God. The general idea is that since this dilemma presents…

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