I received a question recently about reformed epistemology and properly basic beliefs. The respondent was asking if our acceptance of belief in God as a properly basic belief wasn’t lowering our standards for justification. If we can be justified in believing in God without any evidence then what can we not be justified in believing? … More Does reformed epistemology lower our standards?
I received an excellent question recently about God and logic. The respondent was essentially asking why God can’t do the logically impossible and if His inability to do so mean that there is some sort of “logical fabric” in the universe to which God is subject. Does this logical fabric precede God? My response is … More Why can’t God do the impossible?
A critic of Christianity wrote an article claiming several contradictions in the concept of God. Here I refute that article by showing that the “contradictions” stem from misunderstandings about traditional doctrines of God and baseless assumptions. … More Contradictions in the Concept of God
James Dew Jr. reviews the logical form of the problem of evil in his essay, “The Logical Problem of Evil.” In this essay he interacts with various attempts to demonstrate a logical contradiction within the classical theist doctrines of God’s omnibenevolence and omnipotence with the existence of evil. The common theme among the various proponents … More The Logical Problem of Evil
There is quite a lot going on in this video, and it seems that the content creator has not fully thought through the consequences of nihilism. First, let’s deal with the logical fallacies in the first part of the video: 1. Implied genetic fallacy: We only believed in God to make the world less scary. … More Softening the Atheistic Outlook?