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Can We Trust Josephus When He Mentions Jesus?

Originally posted on Thomistic Bent:
In the first century, the Romans had a Jew named Josephus to write a history of the Jewish people and the wars that took place in Israel. Josephus’ book Antiquities of the Jews  mentions Jesus twice.…

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It is Finished

John 19:30 (ESV): When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. Today Christians celebrate Good Friday. As a kid it seemed odd to call the day … Continue reading

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Love

And behold, a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written in the Law? How do you read it?” And he answered, … Continue reading

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An Atheist Questions the Logic of Darwinism, Part 3

Originally posted on Thomistic Bent:
In the previous post, we learned that Thomas Nagel’s book Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False maintains that if indeed the world really exists in a mind-independent way (such…

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An Atheist Questions the Logic of Darwinism, Part 2

Originally posted on Thomistic Bent:
Thomas Nagel, in his important book Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False, systematically challenges several important areas of study, claiming that neo-Darwinism cannot adequately explain the development…

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An Atheist Questions the Logic of Darwinism (Part 1)

Originally posted on Thomistic Bent:
Evolution, as understood in the popular circles as purely random physical mutations filtered by natural selection, is increasingly under attack. It’s defenders must continue to climb further onto a limb and make explanations that taste…

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Basic Islam – Part 5

Originally posted on Veracity:
Harry Bliss, The New Yorker, September 6, 2010 Suppose that you’re a Christian who wants to share your faith with a Muslim. How would you go about doing that? Further, suppose that you appreciate how difficult…

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