Apologetics: Can Someone Believe in Natural Selection and the Reality of Evil?

If natural selection were true, then one cannot know what evil is and that something is evil - evil isn't real.

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Quote: Mark Foreman and Wisdom

Wisdom has less to do with how much one knows and more to do with how one uses the knowledge one has...Knowledge is necessary for wisdom, but it is not sufficient. Wisdom is knowledge applied. Mark Foreman, Prelude to Philosophy

Understanding the Philosophers: Descartes and “I think, therefore I am”

Perhaps one of the most misunderstood figures of history is Descartes, viewed by many (especially Christians in general) as the fountainhead of Enlightenment philosophy.  While Descartes' method of doubt was indeed something by which subsequent philosophers employed, Descartes is not necessarily the "bad boy" many Christian thinkers make him out to be.  Descartes was a … Continue reading Understanding the Philosophers: Descartes and “I think, therefore I am”

Racial Reconciliation: A Philosophical and Theological Issue

Kentucky Today, the Kentucky Baptist Convention's online paper, published yesterday a piece I wrote in response to the recent Resolution 10 passed at the SBC in June. In my essay, I argue that while the passing of the resolution is to be praised, SBC members can't stop there. We cannot think that passing a resolution … Continue reading Racial Reconciliation: A Philosophical and Theological Issue

Cornel West on Philosophy

Philosophizing [should] be linked to existentially concrete situations, wrestling with decision, commitment, actualized possibility[,] realized potential..the suffering beings and the loving beings that we are and can be. Cornel West, "On My Intellectual Vocation"