Check it Out: Around the World Wide Web

Some great articles are circulating around some apologetic sites you need to check out around the world wide web: 1. “Was Jesus Married to Mary Magdalene? Revisiting a Stubborn Conspiracy Theory” by Michael Kruger | Cannon Fodder, Nov 29, 2016 Michael Kruger exposes this “too good to get rid of conspiracy”: that Jesus was married to… Continue reading Check it Out: Around the World Wide Web

Christian Thinkers 101: A Crash Course on Søren Kierkegaard

Originally posted on Reflections:
Søren Kierkegaard was unknown to the world until 100 years after his death. Though his philosophical and theological works finally rose in popularity in the twentieth century, what exactly did he believe and what else did he contribute to Christianity? Here’s your crash course on the life and accomplishments of Søren…

Science Series: Finely Tuned Cosmos

Howard A. Smith, a lecturer in the Harvard University Department of Astronomy and a senior astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, penned an opinion piece for the Washington Post this past Thanksgiving break about how we are to be thankful for a not-so-obvious blessing: our place in the universe.  Here is a taste:   As… Continue reading Science Series: Finely Tuned Cosmos

Christian Thinkers 101: A Crash Course on Irenaeus

Originally posted on Reflections:
Irenaeus was one of the first Christians to defend the faith against Gnosticism, but what exactly did he believe and what else did he contribute to Christianity? Here’s your crash course on the life and accomplishments of Irenaeus—and why he still matters today. Who Was Irenaeus? Irenaeus (c. 130–202) was a…

Christian Thinkers 101: A Crash Course on St. Jerome

Originally posted on Reflections:
Tradition reveals that St. Jerome preferred studying the biblical languages because it helped him fend off impure thoughts. But who was this ancient Christian monk, and what is his enduring legacy in terms of historic Christianity? Here’s your crash course on the life and accomplishments of St. Jerome—and why he still…

Christian Thinkers 101: A Crash Course on St. Augustine

Originally posted on Reflections:
? I’ve heard it said that evangelical Christians don’t study our church history very deeply. As a fellow evangelical, I think there is, unfortunately, a lot of truth in this statement. Contemporary Christians can learn a great deal from the history of their faith. But where to start? This series, “Christian…

Christian Thinkers 101: A Crash Course on Tertullian

Originally posted on Reflections:
Though he died almost 18 centuries ago, Tertullian is often quoted today in theological and apologetics circles. But what did this man believe and what did he ultimately contribute to historic Christianity? Here’s your crash course on the life and accomplishments of Tertullian—and why he still matters today. Who Was Tertullian?…

Christian Thinkers 101: A Crash Course on Justin Martyr

Originally posted on Reflections:
Saint Justin, also known as Justin Martyr, was one of the first Christians to meet Greco-Roman thinkers on their own ground by using philosophy as a tool or handmaid (servant) to defend the gospel message. But what else did he contribute to historic Christianity? Here’s your crash course on the life…

Science Series: The Dawkins Delusion Continues

Richard Dawkins misrepresents science according to a recent study. Andrew Griffin of the Independent explains that “Most British scientists in a new study dislike Richard Dawkins, with some arguing that he misrepresents science and is misleading the public.”  One nonreligious professor of biology referred to him as a “fundamental atheist.” Richard Dawkins is probably the most famous… Continue reading Science Series: The Dawkins Delusion Continues