Nicky

70 Added | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | 4 Followers | @nicky_uk | Keep up with Nicky on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Nicky”

Ancient Evidence for Jesus from Non-Christian Sources

Although there is overwhelming evidence that the New Testament is an accurate and trustworthy historical document, many people are still reluctant to …

Theology

Platonically irrational

How much did Plato know about behavioural economics and cognitive biases? Pretty much everything, it turns out<i>By Nick Romeo</i>Read at Aeon

Psychology
Columbia University

Beyond Luther: The Reformed story

This year, Luther is in the limelight. But the Reformation story is not all his. David Thompson looks at the second great story of the Protestant …

Theology

Should a Christian study philosophy? Is there anything wrong with studying philosophy and/or being a philosopher?

<b>Answer:</b> The word <i>philosophy</i> comes from the Greek word <i>philosophia</i>, which means “love of wisdom.” The study of philosophy is about using rational …

God created humanism

Christians have a message for the secular values of our world, says Theo Hobson, and it starts with ‘yes’Who are we? I think that a major muddle …

Religion

What is Christian Philosophy?

Within its 66 books, the Bible contains a complete system of thought. Paul tells us that "<i>All</i> the treasures of wisdom and knowledge are in Christ …

Theology

Foreknowledge and Free Will (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

1. The argument for theological fatalism<p>There is a long history of debate over the soundness of the argument for theological fatalism, so its …

Advice to Christian Philosophers

A Swift and Simple Refutation of the Kalam Cosmological Argument?

God and the Initial Cosmological Singularity: A Reply to Quentin Smith

Culture, Religion, Philosophy, and Myth

This article first appeared in the <i>Christian Research Journal</i>, volume29, number2 (2006). For further information or to subscribe to the <i>Christian</i> …

Theological Study of Evolution

<b>Theological Study of Evolution</b><p>Our next lesson deals with the dubious subject of evolution. We go into this because evolution is the main lie taught in the public school system to overthrow the Genesis account and the truth of the word of God. Evolution is not only taught as a possible theory, but it is taught as a fact in nearly every state university in America.<p>Maynard Shipley, head of the Science League of America, says, “Scientists the world over accept the general theory of evolution as …

Ten Easy Steps to Becoming A Postmodern Scholar (Satire)

<i>By David Kowalski</i><p><b>[I wrote the following, satirical piece a few years ago while concentrating my studies on postmodernism].</b><p>In Postmodernity it’s easy …

Relativism and Antinomianism: It's Mostly About Sex

<i>By David Kowalski</i><p>Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his …

Do Christians, Muslims and Jews worship the same God?

Opinion by <b>Jeffrey Weiss</b>, Special to CNN<p><b>(CNN) -</b> Pope Francis surprised Israeli and Palestinian leaders last month when he invited them to a special prayer ceremony at the Vatican this Sunday - not least because religion has often been the source, not the salve, of the region's conflicts.<p>Still, Pope …

Study Resources: The Errors of the Word-Faith Movement

An annotated selection of resources for studying the errors of the Word-Faith Movement<p><i>By David Kowalski</i><p><b>I recently received an email inquiry from</b> …

3 Ways Christ Can Be Outside Your Church

A few months before coming to the United States, I caught up with a professor from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School who was speaking at a …

Brian Brodersen and Ravi Zacharias on the new atheism

"What Good is Apologetics in a Postmodern Culture?" featuring William Lane Craig

In this brief video (4:57), William Lane Craig challenges the oft-repeated notion that we live in a postmodern culture.<p><i>Courage and Godspeed,</i> …

Stand to Reason Blog

Many Christians (especially young believers) are unaware of the ancient non-Canonical stories and legends related to Jesus. Maybe that’s why so many …

Why Apologetics Is Different—and Working—In the Hood

In 2007, members of Evangel Ministries in northwest Detroit went out into the surrounding neighborhoods to share the gospel in a summer-long program …

Review: The Coherence of Theism by Richard Swinburne

Introduction. In <i>The Coherence of Theism</i> (henceforth <i>CoT</i>), Richard Swinburne is concerned with examining whether the central doctrines of classical …

“With God One Day is a Thousand Years”?

If I had a dollar for each time I heard someone use this phrase to add thousands of years to the biblical, six-day Creation, I finally might be able …

Does Song of Solomon Mention Muhammad?

Islamic apologists have attempted to bolster the credibility of their beliefs by claiming that the Bible, itself, makes reference to the coming of …

10 C.S. Lewis Quotes That Show He Was Ahead of His Time

This week marked the birthday of one of Christianity’s most legendary writers. Born on Nov. 29, 1898, C.S. Lewis would go on to write some of modern …

Literature

The Origin of Races

by<p>Bert Thompson, Ph.D.<p>INTRODUCTION<p>Humans come in a rainbow of colors: sandy yellows, reddish-tans, creamy whites, pale pinks. And who among us is not …