Category Archives: apologetics

Posts containing information relevant to the defense of the Christian Faith

The Two-Book Fallacy – Again

Those Christians who reject the biblical timescale or who embrace evolution often defend their position using the two-book fallacy. They claim that nature is essentially a 67th book of the Bible, and equally authoritative with Scripture. Consequently, they argue that … Continue reading

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Answering Dr. Norman Geisler’s Comments on Genesis

Why are Christians so reluctant to accept Genesis as written? Even many otherwise fine Bible scholars, such as Dr. Norman Geisler, are hesitant to fully believe the words of Genesis. On many other issues, Geisler reasons cogently and interprets Scripture … Continue reading

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Research Update

It has been a while since I’ve written a new post, I know. But I have tried to keep up with comments as much as possible. And many of these exchanges are well worth reading! A number of the posted … Continue reading

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Are You Epistemologically Self-Conscious?

Epistemology is the study of knowledge – how we know what we know.  When a person has a belief, it is reasonable to ask the person “how do you know this?”  The way in which a person responds to this … Continue reading

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It’s not “Human Reason vs. God’s Word”!

Perhaps you have heard the origins debate as being about “human reason” on the one hand, and “the Bible” on the other. Many evolutionists like to frame the debate this way. It creates a “heads I win: tails you lose” … Continue reading

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Deep Time – the god of our Age

Throughout history, human beings have had the tendency to reject their Creator, and replace Him in their lives with gods of their own making.  From the Greek and Roman pantheons, to the Egyptian sun-god, people would rather worship a god … Continue reading

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The Rest of the Story

Recently, I was interviewed by CNN reporter Lisa Sylvester for a brief news story regarding Congressmen Paul Broun’s comments about origins. CNN aired only a tiny snippet of my comments. So it seems appropriate to give a more detailed summary … Continue reading

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Arbitrariness and Inconsistency – the Opposites of Rationality

We live in a world where many people simply do not reason rationally. They are not able to make a good, cogent argument for their position. This is sometimes seen in political or religious arguments. Such debates often have more … Continue reading

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Evolutionism – an “Endangered Species”

Among the belief systems of the world, evolutionism can be classified as an endangered species.  Though it has many followers, it is not a “healthy” belief that can survive on its own.  Other belief systems survive because they are supported … Continue reading

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The “Authorists” have Chimed In!

A few weeks ago I posted an innocuous little satirical article for my blog, which made the modest proposal that articles have no authors.  The article committed just about every logical fallacy that evolutionists use in defending their beliefs.  It … Continue reading

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