Science Series: Was Belief in God a Science-Stopper? Not for Newton

This is an article by my good friend Allen Hainline.  He is a summa cum laude graduate in physics from the University of Texas at Austin and has a Masters degree in Systems and Software Engineering from the University of Texas Continuing Engineering Studies and also later taught in the program for several years.  Over at crossexamined.org (the apologetics site of Frank Turek) Allen has … Continue reading Science Series: Was Belief in God a Science-Stopper? Not for Newton

Science Series: Oxford Professor-Atheism in Decline, Will be Defeated by Faith

Christianity Today article reports on Alister McGrath’s lecture at Baylor University.  McGrath holds the Andreas Idreos Professorship in Science and Religion in the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Oxford.  A prolific author who holds three doctoral degrees in both science, theology, and intellectual history all from Oxford University, McGrath has explored and explained the relationship between science and religion (and has … Continue reading Science Series: Oxford Professor-Atheism in Decline, Will be Defeated by Faith

To Read This Week: New Testament Transmission, Thanksgiving, and Messianic Prophecy

1. Want to Understand the Transmission of the New Testament – Michael Kruger does a quick review of a new book that I will soon be getting on the transmission of the New Testament.  A quick taste of Kruger’s review: Whenever I teach textual criticism to my seminary students, I usually get two very different responses.  For some students, their eyes glaze over and they … Continue reading To Read This Week: New Testament Transmission, Thanksgiving, and Messianic Prophecy

Triumph of Faith

Recently we have all heard of the decline of religion and the rise of a secularizaiton in America and the world.  Rodney Stark challenges this claim.  Stark which World magazine said, “Stark writes books that are models of popularly accessible scholarly writing.” He was a reporter for the Oakland Tribune and The Denver Post.  Stark then gained a Ph.D. and taught at the University of Washington for 32 … Continue reading Triumph of Faith

Distrubtive Truth with Dave Sterrett: “Speaking Up for God. Inspired by a 7th Grader. Learning Courage from Jordan Wooley.”

Here is a new video from my good friend David Sterrett from Disruptive Truth.  I mentioned Dave before on this blog on Apologetical Fiction as the co-author of the Coffee House Chronicles. Continue reading Distrubtive Truth with Dave Sterrett: “Speaking Up for God. Inspired by a 7th Grader. Learning Courage from Jordan Wooley.”