The Intellectual Dark Web is a dumb name. I feel silly just typing it. I keep waiting for a new name to be coined but, until then, I guess we’re stuck with it. The Intellectual Dark Web is neither as nefarious nor silly as it sounds. What it means is also a bit ambiguous. The … More The Intellectual Dark Web and Christian Apologetics
Christ Pratt has been a Hollywood Christian and “one of the good ones” since his rise to A-list status. With that level of fame comes certain…compromises. One is being a part of an industry which routinely paints Christians in the worst possible way. However, due to his seemingly universal magnanimity, Pratt has gotten away with … More Chris Pratt: Apologist
Much to my wife’s chagrin, I have tasked myself as the “worldview police” of my household. Frozen and Zootopia were expelled from my house as soon as possible while Trolls sticking around as long as it did was a weekly act of longsuffering on my part. In contrast, Moana is one of my favorite Disney … More Moana, Frozen, and Repentance — Full Contact Christianity
Discussing the Problem of Evil with skeptics can be fraught with pitfalls. It can be tempting to dismiss the horror of evil in order to reduce the power of the objection. Even if the objection is weakened, I don’t think this approach does enough to persuade. The Problem of Evil brings the criticism that a … More The Problem of Evil: Is Eternity Enough?
The greatest apologetic tool we have is love for our neighbor. How do we balance this power with rationally defending our faith? One thing we can do is understand why the skeptic in front of us is objecting to Christianity. It can soften our hearts and help us to tailor our arguments to their more fundamental … More The Apologetic Question of Our Time: Is God Good?
A friend of the blog, Preston Cave, graciously sent me an article he wrote and gave me permission to post it with a few brief comments. He reviews two works on the historical reliability of the Resurrection of Jesus. Preston writes: In the book, “The Resurrection of the Son of God”, we see N.T. Wright … More The Historical Reliability of the Resurrection