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… 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… 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… 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… Continue reading Triumph of Faith