If I Debated Sam Harris – a mock debate

Debates can come off mean. I certainly would not want to be in one… unless it was a little more fun! I recently watched a Notre Dame debate held in April of 2011 between Philosopher, Sam Harris (known as one of the New Atheists) and Christian Philosopher, William Lane Craig. Overall, in my opinion, […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|blog|5 Comments

Why Naturalism Fails to Describe Reality

Naturalism as a philosophy¹ is the idea or belief that only natural laws and forces operate in the world. In other words, only material things are real. This is a worldview accepted as the truth and taught in secular education. It is the only thing science can tell us—what we experience materially with our five […]

By |August 23rd, 2016|blog|2 Comments

Breaking Beyond Our Five Senses: have Christians become naturalized?

Many Christians are confined to what they can only see within time or space. This mindset (even if unconscious) limits our ability to understand how the Holy Spirit works. Since we live in a scientific age, everything we think we know is based on observable facts. This is what is known as an “empirical view” […]

By |August 4th, 2016|blog|0 Comments

What Classical Thought We Forgot

In Westernized culture today, it’s clear there is no longer a shared value existing that teaches people how to live or to know the nature of virtue. (Heck, some don’t even know what the word virtue means!) In the time before Christ, philosophical ideas from Plato to Aristotle infiltrated all of ancient Greece, and […]

By |April 7th, 2016|blog|0 Comments

Did Morality Simply “Evolve”?

In Ethics and the Descent of Man, Charles Darwin attempts to explain how morals evolved naturalistically and why mankind has a sense of remorse when other, lower animals do not exhibit such a behavior. Darwin argues that man has a “well-marked social instinct” that aided in the development of a moral sense. He attempts […]

By |March 12th, 2016|blog|2 Comments