I Wonder…

...if you get as tired of the alternative holders' rhetoric as I do?  These are people who claim to be Christian yet have a mouth (or keyboard fingers) on them worse than a merchant marine sailor. I have been involved in discussions over the years with all types of people and those who claim to … Continue reading I Wonder…

Q, A Postscript

Joel Watts has decided to enter the conversation about Q and has added his thoughts to the discussion. http://unsettledchristianity.com/2014/01/before-you-go-on-in-the-q-discussion-on-dispensing-with-q/ It is the illogical thinking that draws me to this post, which you can see in the following quote: Q does not, in my opinion, qualify itself with the literary innovations and structures of the time. … Continue reading Q, A Postscript

‘Q’ Revisited

The bloggers are talking about a new poll over at the Jesus Blog which contains a simple question. "Do you Q?" You can answer it at the following link http://historicaljesusresearch.blogspot.kr/2014/01/do-you-go-in-for-some-variation-of.html So far 53% of those who responded answered in the affirmative. I did not join that group. Jim West was more of a bully about … Continue reading ‘Q’ Revisited

Discussing Science- 3

Dr. Del Ratzsch wrote a good book, The Battle of Beginnings,  on both sides of the creation/evolution issue and in the last post I quoted from it. Today I will quote more from it because he brings to the forefront important points that help us in understanding those who make the choices they do. The … Continue reading Discussing Science- 3

A Few Words On Creation

Part One One of the biggest battle cries for the secular scientific crowd is the principle of 'observation'.  They use it almost everytime they defend their scientific views and while criticizing creation supporters. The importance of observation is well-known and the NCSE made this definition: For instance, the NCSE defines science in terms of human … Continue reading A Few Words On Creation

Discussing Science- 2

The more I read about scientific books and articles, the more I get the idea that secular scientists are just playing a game with the general public. Their vocabulary is filled with words like, 'atoms', 'neutrons', 'quarks', 'gluons', etc., all of which have never been seen by any scientist at any time. Atoms are so … Continue reading Discussing Science- 2

Augustine’s & Origen’s Quotes

#1. Augustine-- http://www.patheos.com/blogs/exploringourmatrix/2014/01/not-exactly-a-new-problem.html Usually, even a non-Christian knows something about the earth, the heavens, and the other elements of this world, about the motion and orbit of the stars and even their size and relative positions, about the predictable eclipses of the sun and moon, the cycles of the years and the seasons, about the … Continue reading Augustine’s & Origen’s Quotes

Discussing Perspectives

Everyone has their own perspective. The problem is 'is that perspective  founded in truth or speaking the truth?' Archaeologists and biblical scholars all have their perspective and for the most part it overlaps with other scholars and archaeologist. Their perspectives usually are founded in religious beliefs or non-religious beliefs. Not all religious beliefs are Christian … Continue reading Discussing Perspectives