Members of the Flat Earth Society and other flat-Earthers claim that NASA and other government agencies conspire to delude the public into believing the Earth is spherical.
In answer to these objections, it may be remarked that what the argument from design is intended to prove, and what it does prove, is, ...
A cosmological argument, in natural theology and natural philosophy (not cosmology), is an argument in which the existence of God is inferred from alleged facts concerning causation, explanation, change, motion, contingency, dependency, or finitude with respect to the universe or some totality of objects.
The teleological or physico-theological argument, also known as the argument from design, or intelligent design argument is an argument for the existence of God or, more generally, for an intelligent creator based on perceived evidence of deliberate design in the natural world, or of design of non-biological features ...
An ontological argument is a philosophical argument for the existence of God that uses ontology. Many arguments fall under the category of the ontological, and they tend to involve arguments about the state of being or existing.
We do not have to even delve into the deeper things of science in order to resolve this Bible difficulty. Sometimes I think the atheist scientist is seeking to confuse and confound the churchgoer with all of his deep science-speak. When it appears that science and the Bible are at odds with each other, it is automatically assumed that the Bible is wrong and science is right. Within this brief, easy to understand article, we give you how you can respond.
Logic is the art of reasoning well. In this article, Sarah Laidlaw and Edward D. Andrews lay the proper foundation for reasoning from the truth of God, then offer basic crucial skills and define terms, helping the reader to determine the truth of statements, discern and construct valid arguments, identifying fallacies, and more. “You should... Continue Reading →
“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.”—Genesis 1:1. When Was “the Beginning”? The Genesis creation account begins with the simple, powerful statement: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1) More and more Bible scholars are agreeing that this statement describes an action, which is separate from the... Continue Reading →
Has anyone ever noticed when science and the Bible are at odds with each other, it is automatically assumed that the Bible is wrong and science is right? Liberal and moderate Bible scholars will look for natural ways for the Bible to agree with science. Yet, when science grows over the years, it discovers that... Continue Reading →
How important are miracles in the Bible, yet do all people believe that they really happened?
“Miracles, by definition, violate the principles of science.”—RICHARD DAWKINS.
“Belief in miracles is entirely rational. Far from being an embarrassment to religious faith, they are signs of God’s love for, and continuing involvement in, creation.”—ROBERT A. LARMER, PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY.
SHOULD YOU believe in miracles? As we can see from the above quotations, opinions vary considerably. But how could you convincingly answer that question?