Religion

Does Time Act Differently In God’s Presence?

Posted by on January 14, 2018 at 10:39 pm

“Christians want to be under rather than over Scripture, yet we do not want to be anti-science. So what do we do with this apparent antinomy* between the book of Scripture and the book of nature?”  — Jud Davis Believe it or not, I don’t always have a science/faith book in progress. But, prior to […]

Another Year-End Top 10

Posted by on December 31, 2017 at 7:53 pm

In what has become something of a year-end tradition here at “A View from the Right”, my final post for 2017 is a “Top 10” of links (with associated excerpts) to posts from preceding years. (The first two even go back to 2010 and 2011, respectively.) The idea is to give readers — especially newer […]

A Little-Known Fact About the Nativity Shepherds

Posted by on December 24, 2017 at 6:03 pm

“But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose coming forth is from of old, from ancient days.”  — Micah 5:2 (ESV) I was wondering what I might do for a Christmas-themed […]

A Concerned Plea to Scientists and Educators

Posted by on December 17, 2017 at 8:52 pm

“[Y]ou should not fool the laymen when you’re talking as a scientist…. I’m talking about a specific, extra type of integrity that is [more than] not lying, but bending over backwards to show how you’re maybe wrong, that you ought to have when acting as a scientist. And this is our responsibility as scientists, certainly […]

The Jewish Thanksgiving Connection

Posted by on November 26, 2017 at 7:34 pm

“How can I repay Adonai for all His bounties to me? I will lift up the cup of salvation, and call on the Name of Adonai.”  — Psalms 116:12-13 (Tree of Life Version (TLV)) I know we’re past Thanksgiving Day, but I figured I could still squeeze a related blogpost in before the long weekend […]

Thoughts on the Roy Moore Situation

Posted by on November 12, 2017 at 5:37 pm

“It never happened, and I don’t even like hearing it because it never happened, and they’re doing this a month away, four weeks [before the election], after 40 years in public service.”  — Justice Roy Moore, speaking with Sean Hannity I haven’t really been following Roy Moore’s career closely. Though, of course, I remember the […]

Here I Stand…

Posted by on October 29, 2017 at 7:12 pm

This Reformation Day (10/31/2017) marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing his Ninety-five Theses to the door of Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. This event is the traditional beginning of the Protestant Reformation, though rumblings of dissent within the Roman Catholic Church began long before. On the other hand, others would push the actual […]

Snippets of True Reason, part 4

Posted by on October 22, 2017 at 6:57 pm

This is the final installment of this series, which we began back in May (2017). I hope you enjoy the last four snippets from Gilson & Weitnauer’s True Reason, as the contributors continue to address important topics that are often raised against the rationality and moral consistency of Christianity by atheists and other skeptics. Fifteen: […]

A Second Look at John 3:16

Posted by on October 15, 2017 at 8:34 pm

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”  — John 3:16 (KJV) The above verse is one of the most familiar and often memorized Bible verses in the English language, whether among orthodox or heterodox, Christian believers and […]

Snippets of True Reason, part 3

Posted by on September 3, 2017 at 7:59 pm

Previous installments of the “Snippets” series covered four chapters each. This one covers the six chapters that make up the (sort of) middle of the True Reason book. Simply put, they “offer arguments for the rational strength of the Christian worldview.” See any familiar names among the authors? Nine: “Reason in a Christian Context” (Peter […]

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