Tag: Faith and Reason

Sanity In An Insane World

Does it ever seem to you that the world has gone crazy? Here's the antidote to insanity... I spent the first part of my life trying to escape reality in many ways, most notably and notoriously through alcohol and drugs. To me the world was an ugly, lonely, dark and boring place, and every opportunity … Continue reading Sanity In An Insane World

WHY I BELIEVE: PART 3

Here's the long-awaited third part of my series, "Why I Believe in God", outlining some of the supporting reasoning behind my faith. There are some believers who think you should "just believe". Looking for evidence, they say, is "not of faith", therefore it's sin. With respect, I disagree... Didn't Jesus reason with his disciples on the road to Emmaus, when he … Continue reading WHY I BELIEVE: PART 3

DO CHRISTIANS NEED REASON?

  I’ve spoken to Christians who think we shouldn’t be interested in having reasons for our faith. We shouldn’t use or even consider logic or knowledge or argument or evidence to support our faith, because, they say, these things are the opposite of faith, in fact they quench it. (PFL11 "MORNING BOY" This is a … Continue reading DO CHRISTIANS NEED REASON?

ARE FAITH AND REASON OPPOSITES?

Creationists are often accused by skeptics, atheists and evolutionists of abandoning reason and rational thought. They are “committing intellectual suicide”, and they are being “intellectually dishonest” when they reject the evolution of life, the universe and everything from nothing. They are “ignorant” and “stupid’. They are “deluded”. In recent times the militant evolutionists have worked harder to … Continue reading ARE FAITH AND REASON OPPOSITES?