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Category Archives: Philosophy
Several people who follow this blog have been complaining about the recent dearth of posts. Mea culpa! I repent! Here is a fascinating special case of the fine-tuning of the universe. There are 90 naturally-occurring elements in the periodic table … Continue reading
I cannot leave this argument alone. Every time I sit down to write about the teleological argument for the existence of God (the argument from design), my thoughts turn to the cosmological argument instead. Here is my latest effort to … Continue reading
Check out Joshualetter’s Inaugural Podcast on: The Cosmological Argument for the Existence of God, Right here!
[On August 21, 2021, our local newspaper, The Eugene Register-Guard, published a “Guest View” by atheist Charles H. Jones, to which I felt compelled to offer a riposte, which was published as a Guest View September 4, 2021. Here are … Continue reading
For Christmas 2019 my daughter-in-law gave me Andrew Roberts’ biography of Winston Churchill. This is the letter I wrote to thank her. March 7, 2020 Dear Mary, I just finished Andrew Roberts’ Churchill and I want to say again, thanks! … Continue reading
N. T. Wright, Loving to Know: The 2019 Erasmus Lecture (First Things Magazine, February 2020, pp. 25-34.) To transcend the divided field of knowledge – the antitheses between fact and value, objective and subjective, reason and faith, science and … Continue reading
This is why I love William Lane Craig. To those who think there is no real truth, what history teaches is: that all the world was mad in the past; men always thought they were right, and that led to … Continue reading
In his April 2009 debate with William Lane Craig (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tYm41hb48o), Christopher Hitchens presented a long string of arguments which I regard as irrelevant to the question which those gentlemen were actually debating, which is whether or not God exists. In … Continue reading
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristoff interviews William Lane Craig of Talbot School of Theology and Houston Baptist University, asking about Jesus’ miraculous conception and birth. The interview was published in the Times on December 21, 2018. Click here. Enjoy! … Continue reading
John Lennox is another of my favorite Christian apologists. He is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford and an Emeritus Fellow in Mathematics and Philosophy of Science at Green Templeton College, Oxford University. In this 2011 film … Continue reading