A recent Facebook post asked the intriguing question of whether or not believers in Jesus (i.e. in Jesus’ full deity) would be comfortable if it were true that Jesus referenced Old Testament events that were not factually true as if… Read moreDid Jesus Make Historical Errors?
As we wrap up this in-depth look at the Nicene Creed and its usefulness for defending the core, historical and Apostolic claims of a “mere Christianity” let me first make one additional point about the nature of the belief statements… Read moreEarly Christian Creeds and Their Importance for Apologetics: Part VIII – Nicene Creed Lines 12-14
Continuing in this examination of the early creeds and their usefulness for apologetics, I turn now to the Nicene Creed. About this particular creedal formulae J.N.D. Kelly states: Prior to the beginning of the fourth century all creeds and summaries… Read moreEarly Christian Creeds and Their Importance for Apologetics: Part II – The Nicene Creed
In reflecting a lot recently about the importance of the early Christian, ecumenical creeds. In light of the multifarious challenges facing Christians today, everything ranging from: post-modernism, progressive Christianity, liberation and process theologies, the ever-increasing proliferation of cults (e.g. Scientology),… Read moreEarly Christian Creeds and Their Importance for Apologetics: Part I
Let’s take stock of the main tensions facing both Christianity and Atheism. Just the essential ones, not contingent issues, like whether or not Hitler was a Christian or an Atheist (FYI, he was a Pantheist), or whether or not all… Read moreChristianity or Atheism – Taking Apologetical Stock