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Historical Evidence

Evangelicals are trained to be highly suspicious of historical criticism. No wonder given how this critical tool has been used to undermine the truth of the Christian faith. Like most things, the problem wasn’t taking a critical view of historical evidence per se, rather the difficulty was the deistic and athiestic assumptions frequently grounding historical criticism.

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Knowledge and Faith

In at least one of my recorded lectures for the college, I’ve touched upon the need for us to be constantly aware of the distinction between knowledge and faith. I’ve related more than once my own experience (many years ago) in this area when I mistook my expanding theological knowledge for a deepening of my personal faith, and the shock I felt on realising what had happened. I’m sure that for all students of the bible and theology, this is constantly a ‘clear and present danger’. Read more »

What’s so special about Faith?

One common refrain I get so sick of hearing is “so and so is a man of faith.”  Usually this vague platitude is espoused by a reporter or political spear catcher for the purpose of convincing voters that the candidate is “religious” (whatever that means).

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