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WHY THE EVIDENCE SHOWS IT IS VERY FOOLISH TO REJECT CHRISTIANITY

Mar 2nd, 2017 | By

Some people think believing in Christianity is unreasonable. Maybe they have never heard any good reasons in favor of it, or maybe they have. Nevertheless, what many of these people don’t realize is that the rejection of Christianity comes with its own set of absurdities. In this episode of Spiritual Combat, I’ll talk about why the evidence shows

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WHY PEOPLE BELIEVE WRONG THINGS (AND HOW TO STOP DOING THAT)

Jan 16th, 2017 | By

Undoubtedly one of the biggest problems in the world is that people believe things that simply aren’t true. But why does this happen? After all nobody really wants to be in error. Nobody wants to have false beliefs. Yet it happens all the time. In this episode of Spiritual Combat, I’ll talk about why people believe

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HOW TO HAVE INTERIOR PEACE

Dec 3rd, 2016 | By

Everyone wants interior peace, that peace of soul that may be described as an overall satisfaction with one’s life. But the problem is almost everyone does things that completely sabotages that peace. In this episode of Spiritual Combat, I’ll talk about how to stop doing that and truly gain interior peace. Click the play button or

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THE PROBLEM WITH SAYING “ONLY SCIENCE GIVES US KNOWLEDGE”

Nov 16th, 2016 | By

Without a doubt, modern science is the most important intellectual influence shaping our culture today. And there is no reason for any philosopher to attack science itself. Science is a wonderful way in which we can acquire knowledge about the world. But the problem is this… Many people today hold an exaggerated view of science.

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WHY MORALITY HAS COMPLETELY COLLAPSED IN THE MODERN WORLD

Nov 4th, 2016 | By

There has been a complete decline of morality in the modern world. That is not to say moral debates don’t still occur (of course they do). Rather it is to say that the moral terms and ideas used in contemporary moral debates are meaningless because they have been stripped out of their proper context. You see, real

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COMMON CHRISTIAN BELIEFS YOU WON’T FIND IN THE BIBLE

Sep 28th, 2016 | By

Christians will often ask questions like, “Where’s that in the Bible?” or “Where does the Bible say [whatever]?” There is nothing wrong with the question itself but often times there is a problem with the motivation behind it. You see, a lot of people who ask this question do so assuming that if a belief or

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WHY “THE GOSPELS WERE WRITTEN CENTURIES AFTER JESUS” IS COMPLETE NONSENSE

Sep 19th, 2016 | By

Have you ever heard someone say “The Gospels were written centuries after Jesus”? I hear this all the time. And of course the conclusion we are supposed to draw from this claim is that therefore the Gospels cannot be trusted to give us accurate information about the life of Jesus. But there is one small

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HOW TO GIVE A SIMPLE ARGUMENT FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD

Sep 9th, 2016 | By

Too many people today assume there are no good reasons to think that  God exists. These sorts of people think all “god talk” is based on blind faith. But anyone who knows the history of Western thought knows that this is not true. The history of philosophy is full of reasoned arguments that conclude a

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WHY THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION IS NOT A LATER INVENTION

Sep 6th, 2016 | By

The standard critical academic response to the central claims of Christianity is that the Jesus of history was not the Christ of faith. In other words, the Christian faith is something that was made up by a later “Christian community” who had no real contact with the historical Jesus. This means, to put it mildly,

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HOW ONE PHILOSOPHY CLASS CAN CHANGE A PERSON’S MIND ABOUT GOD

Sep 2nd, 2016 | By

A lot of people think that philosophy is just a bunch of abstract talk that doesn’t have any real practical value. But actually that’s not true. Philosophy can change your whole view of the world. And in that sense, it can have a tremendous impact on how you live your life. It is even the

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