Four Domains of Christian Knowledge: Historical Apologetics

Philosophy and The Need for A Revelation In the previous section of this series, I discussed the first category of Christian Apologetics: Philosophical Apologetics, or Philosophy as applied to religious beliefs. Philosophical Apologetics can also be referred to as Natural Theology, and overlaps significantly with Philosophical Theology, which is more restricted in scope. While there… Continue reading Four Domains of Christian Knowledge: Historical Apologetics

Four Domains of Christian Knowledge: Theology

While there are a number of areas of knowledge one can study that may be helpful to learning more about God and His creation, broadly speaking there are four major domains of knowledge we can identify, and that Christians must engage with, should they desire a deeper knowledge and love of God. Moreover, knowledge, both… Continue reading Four Domains of Christian Knowledge: Theology

Did Jesus Make Historical Errors?

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 the case that Jesus referenced Old Testament events that themselves were not factually historically, but as if they were factually true. That is, could Jesus as God incarnate genuinely… Continue reading Did Jesus Make Historical Errors?

Epiphanic Redemption And The Problem of Pain

15 From my youth I have suffered and been close to death;    I have borne your terrors and am in despair.16 Your wrath has swept over me;    your terrors have destroyed me.17 All day long they surround me like a flood;    they have completely engulfed me.18 You have taken from me friend and neighbor—    darkness is my closest friend. Psalm 88, a song of Heman the Ezrahite The Problem… Continue reading Epiphanic Redemption And The Problem of Pain

Is Adam’s Naming of the Animals a “Social Construction?”

"So the Lord God formed out of the ground every wild animal and every bird of the sky, and brought each to the man to see what he would call it. And whatever the man called a living creature, that was its name. The man gave names to all the livestock, to the birds of the… Continue reading Is Adam’s Naming of the Animals a “Social Construction?”