Christianity’s Intellectual Hole

Four writers are much discussed in book circles.  They are Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris, the “four horsemen”, also called the New Atheists. What the four horsemen have done is to fill an intellectual hole left empty by religions.  In the case of the western world that is Christianity.  The intellectual hole was an explanation…
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If You Are A Deep Christian, I Know Something About You

What I know is that you like rules.  You like certainty about moral and spiritual matters. If you are an evangelical Protestant, you feel there are clear rules in the Bible. If you are a Catholic, the interpretation of scripture is done for you by clergy. But once that’s done, it’s the rule.   I know also that you worry…
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In Spite Of Jesus And The Money Changers, Church Is Still A Business

We all think the same way.  We think our views are well thought out and logical.  If only people would listen to us, we reason, they would change their views and agree with us. While there is nothing wrong with this, it presents a problem if you need people to part with their money to support…
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Why Does God Favor The Offense, Not The Defense?

God seems to favor the offense in football.  It is always the offensive players who go down on one knee and point to the sky. I’ve seen great tackles and passes broken up by the defense. But, I’ve never seen the defensive player thank God for a great play.  Is it that defensive players do not believe in God? …
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The Great Intellectual Weapon

Albert Mohler Jr. is the President of the Souther Baptist Seminary and is a noted commentator on issues of convervative Christianity.  He says secularists and liberal Christians have chosen evolution as their intellectual weapon against conservatives. Mohler believes secularists and liberal Christians will strike a major blow to a literal understanding of the Bible if the advance of…
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