If natural selection were true, then one cannot know what evil is and that something is evil - evil isn't real.
The problem with the discussion on autonomous human reason is that much is assumed and little is explained about what “autonomous” means, and what “reason” is.
One of the easiest, most commonly used logical fallacy in arguments today is when people resort to attacking another through name calling and character bashing rather than arguing the issues at hand
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
A survey through the history of philosophy illustrates the fact that many of today's reigning ideas are often yesterday's thoughts re-worked and re-packaged.
Philosophy, rightly under the authority of God's Word, can be - and ought to be - a boon to Christian theology and practice.
Good philosophy must exist, if for no other reason, because bad philosophy needs to be answered. C. S. Lewis in "Learning in War-Time"
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”
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
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"