The fact that people do not believe in God does not reveal a problem with the rationality of belief, but with the irrationality of the unbeliever.
I see dead people
In much of Christianese (the language spoken by Christians but unintelligible to the uninitiated) the term for an unbeliever is “lost.” So, if a Christian says: “I have a lost neighbor” we understand immediately what’s conveyed, and the meaning is not that they have ended up on the wrong street and don’t know how to get home. But I’m afraid … Read More
Billy Graham: Will we reach out or turn inward?
In a recent interview with Christianity Today online, Billy Graham celebrated the good things God is doing through today’s church, but offered some appropriate words of caution: “I’m grateful for the evangelical resurgence we’ve seen across the world in the last half-century or so. It truly has been God’s doing. It wasn’t like this when I first started out, and … Read More
The Roots of Civility
In the aftermath of the tragic shooting in Tucson, pundits and politicians have called for a return to civility in public discourse. In his recent column in The New York Times, however, David Brooks observes that, at its core, civility is rooted in theological truth: “The problem is that over the past 40 years or so we have gone from … Read More
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