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Winston Churchill: Some Agnostic, Some Atheist (Part 3)

*Posted by Dr. Jerry A. Johnson *This post is the final in a three-part commentary on Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965, the last volume in the epic series The Last Lion by William Manchester and Paul Reid. … Continue reading

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Winston Churchill: Some Agnostic, Some Atheist (Part 2)

*Posted by Dr. Jerry A. Johnson *This post is the second part of an extended commentary on Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965, the last volume in the epic series The Last Lion by William Manchester and Paul Reid. … Continue reading

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Winston Churchill: Some Agnostic, Some Atheist (Part 1)

*Posted by Dr. Jerry A. Johnson *This post is the first part of an extended commentary on Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 , the last volume in the epic series The Last Lion by William Manchester and Paul Reid. … Continue reading

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A-alethic A-theistic Rhetoric

*Posted by Barry Creamer Here’s a bumper sticker I saw on the road recently:   It is sold at evolvefish.com. Don’t buy it. Presumably it “uses” the point that parents should not psychologically pummel their children with threats of mythical … Continue reading

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Atheism, Wishful Thinking, and Paradise

*Posted by Barry Creamer Atheists have a tendency to accuse Christians of wishful thinking. In The Future of an Illusion Sigmund Freud relegates theism itself to psychological wish fulfillment, arguing that the human psyche’s desire for a powerful protector is … Continue reading

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Nihilism: Really?

*Posted by Joe Wooddell Three weeks ago I met, for the first time in my life, a living, breathing nihilist, and would you believe it? – We had an argument! Oh, it was quite civil, I assure you. Thankfully, he … Continue reading

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The Objectivity of Beauty

*Posted by Joe Wooddell Each fall I try to learn one or two more Christmas songs on the piano. This year it’s “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” in E minor, and I’ve almost got it down. While practicing yesterday I … Continue reading

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Dad’s a Dude

*Posted by Kirk Spencer My oldest son is an accomplished businessman and computer security consultant. And I am exceedingly proud of him. I’m not sure exactly when he became a man, but I do remember a particular day when wanting … Continue reading

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Nothing but Gaps

*Posted by Barry Creamer There is an oddity in theistic argumentation known as the “God of the Gaps.” It’s not odd because of what it claims, but because of its origin and a significant twist regarding its implications. What it … Continue reading

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Living Out Our Beliefs

*Posted by Joe Wooddell This morning I had an interesting conversation with a self-professed atheist that most people would say is kind and considerate. We were talking about presuppositions or attitudes people have, and how those presuppositions or attitudes show … Continue reading

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