Augustine was instrumental in promoting the “faith seeking understanding” conception of knowledge.
Reasons: Why I am a Christian Part 2
Every year, the translator at our pediatric hospital asks this question: What are the four hardest words to translate? He will pause for a moment and then say, Your child is dead. Every time I hear it, I wonder how many times he has had to say that phrase. Every year, I think the tally […]
Reasons: Why I am a Christian
“How can you believe in God and science at the same time?” Even though I am rarely asked this question so plainly, it is often implied in conversation. Many atheistic advocates think that there is a conflict between the two. They may suspect that a belief in the supernatural is used primarily to explain […]
Book Review: Doing Philosophy as a Christian
In Doing Philosophy as a Christian, Garrett DeWeese, Ph.D., contends (contra Kant) that our approach should be one of Reason within the bounds of Religion (rather than the reverse). For him, this is a basic governing principle for how Christians do philosophy. Here is his thesis: Doing philosophy as a Christian means doing philosophy under […]