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John Lennox

Is Anything Worth Believing In? A Review of a Conversation with John Lennox

God could have easily made a universe in which bad things didn’t happen. However, Lennox argues that “the one thing you will not get in an automated, robotic, computerized universe is love, relationship, and so on... In order to have the possibility of love or relationship, you must create the possibility of choice.”

Sarah Banks | The UPenn Lamp Post | Issue 01, Spring 2012
God, Unifier of Mathematical Truths

God, Unifier of Mathematical Truths

It is peculiar enough that Christianity was once considered the more elegant worldview, and from this worldview came the rise of modern mathematics.

Willis Zhang | UPenn Lamp Post | Issue 1, Spring 2012
Rembrandt, Jesus healing Peter's mother-in-law

Reflections on the Nature of Faith

Faith is unscientific (not anti-scientific) in the sense that much of the knowledge claimed by faith is beyond the scope of scientific inquiry. Christian faith seeks to obtain knowledge in the context of love and trust, not to function as a substitute for reason.

Henry Waller | Dartmouth Apologia | Spring 2012, Volume 6, Issue 2
Mustard Seed Faith

Mustard Seed Faith

Confirmation bias is a psychological phenomenon which describes our tendency to seek out information that confirms our opinions and beliefs while avoiding information that contradicts what we believe. I take a lot more time on each page when I’m reading C.S. Lewis compared to Richard Dawkins.

Andy Morgosh | The Williams Telos | Spring 2012
Recovering the Metaphysical Character of Truth

Recovering the Metaphysical Character of Truth

Since materialism, scientism, and relativism are popular positions in the academy today, many may not find Descartes’ legacy in these areas troubling. There exists, however, another, crucial error produced by Descartes’ philosophy that is obviously problematic, namely the artificiality of knowledge.

Chris Hauser | The Dartmouth Apologia | Spring 2012, Volume 6, Issue 2

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