Monthly Archives: August 2013

Van Til’s Circular Meanderings

I hold that belief in God is not merely as reasonable as other belief, or even a little or infinitely more probably true than other belief; I hold rather that unless you believe in God you can logically believe in … Continue reading

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Five Views on Circularity

I recently read Five Views on Apologetics, edited by Stephen B. Cowan, and found it a stimulating read. In a volume of this nature the articles inevitably lack the depth that those well-versed in apologetic methodology would appreciate. But, it … Continue reading

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Kelly James Clark on Presuppositionalism

Clark is no fan of presuppositionalism. Here are some quotes from Stephen B. Cowan (ed.), Five Views on Apologetics. (No idea what the page numbers are. It’s the kindle edition.) On Van Til: Although I have read some of the published writings … Continue reading

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Television, images and thinking

What is wrong with television? It is not primarily that it shortens attention spans, though it certainly does that. Nor is it chiefly that television glorifies violence and hypes immorality, though it does that too. The chief problem with television … Continue reading

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Logical Positivism and A. J. Ayer are dead

Logical Positivism died a long time ago. I don’t think much of Language, Truth and Logic is true. I think it is full of mistakes. I think it was an important book in its time because it had a kind … Continue reading

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Our silly little moments

It’s just an accident that we happen to be on earth, enjoying our silly little moments, distracting ourselves as often as possible so we don’t have to really face up to the fact that, you know, we’re just temporary people … Continue reading

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