Category Archives: Science

New Civitas Humana Post on the Craig/Ehrman Debate about the Evidence for Jesus’ Resurrection

I’ve been eager to blog some new substantive content for a while now, but have unfortunately been delayed due to a variety of unforeseen personal and professional reasons. Over the last two days, however, I’ve managed managed to crank out … Continue reading

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Mind and Cosmos

Originally posted on A Measure of Faith:
Thomas Nagel’s “Mind & Cosmos”, published in 2012, is almost certainly the book that has garnered the most attention over the last couple years in the God debate; and it has thus become…

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Review of Craig Keener, “Miracles,” Part 1: What Evidence of Miracles Are Skeptics Searching for?

Over the last couple years I have been asked by multiple apologists and skeptics alike to take a look at Craig Keener’s Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts. Keener published his 1200+ pages, 2 volume set in 2011, … Continue reading

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History and the Paranormal

[Although I still agree with the general points of this essay, I am going to revise a few parts, in light of a more recent essay that I have written. -MWF 7/5/17] You have probably heard it said before that … Continue reading

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Trends of Atheism and Naturalism among Professional Philosophers

It is difficult to deny that there is a strong negative correlation between professional expertise in the field of science and traditional monotheistic beliefs. 93% of the members of the National Academy of Sciences doubt the existence of god, while an … Continue reading

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Neither Paganism nor Christianity Was Responsible for Science

Christianity across denominations (though mostly Protestant evangelicals) is responsible for why the majority of the American public does not believe in evolutionary science today. Martin Luther, citing Joshua 10:13, refused to believe in a Heliocentric solar system. Millions of Americans today, thanks to groups … Continue reading

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