Predestination and Free Will (Part II)

In my previous post, I promised to discuss how I believe Predestination and Free Will work together. Several chapters in my book, Solid Ground, ( "The Theological Fight of the Centuries," "Predestination and Free Will," and "Why Bad Things Happen to Good People" ) and another book titled UnReformed also presented this with more Bible…

The Limits of Apologetics

In my last four posts (Answering the Unanswerable Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV), I answered questions (as best I could) from atheist Club Schadenfreude who commented on a previous post about Christianity, Atheism, and Morality. As I write this, not all of the posts have been posted yet, but Club Schadenfreude…

The Death Penalty, Justice, and Mercy

I am ambivalent about the death penalty. Some people have no concerns one way or the other. Perhaps they oppose the death penalty. Perhaps they support it. Me? I'm still considering it, though I probably come down more on the side of supporting the death penalty under certain circumstances than not. This topic stirs up…

Dot People

Let's pretend that I am a famous scientist, and I have done something no man has ever done. I have created life out of nothing. I have created "dot people" Yes, I have created "dot people." These dot people live on a two dimensional piece of paper and they, themselves, are only two dimensional as…

Does Amnesia Do That?

Featured today are two books, one for children and one for adults, that deal with the same theme: changes in personality produced by amnesia. The Face of a Stranger I've mentioned author Anne Perry before in my post about female mystery authors, Mystery Mavens. One of her books, The Face of a Stranger, introduced detective…

Why people refuse salvation

This is the last of four blog posts. Like the previous three posts, this post is not written for the Christian, but those who aren't Christians. Christians can join us for the conversation if they choose. The first post raised the question, "What Must I do to be Saved." The next post explained, from a…