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Of Science and Faith: Revelation, The Concurrence of Faith

by Jim Pemberton Up to this point, I have made a case for faith based on reason. In this article, I want go back to a section of a previous article that talks about how reason is based on faith. … Continue reading

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Of Science and Faith: Revelation, The Certainty of Faith

by Jim Pemberton So what of the foundation for knowledge between the non-theist and the theist, particularly the Christian? (I acknowledge a difference between other theists and Christians because Christianity has a particularly compelling apologetic for revelation. I won’t discuss … Continue reading

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Of Science and Faith: Resuming the Series

by Jim Pemberton At this point, it’s worth revisiting some of the things that I started with in this series. As a brief overview of what has been discussed: I started by pointing out that it’s important to investigate how … Continue reading

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Of Science and Faith: Series Intermission

by Jim Pemberton Between a full time job, final exams, and Christmas, I have been indisposed of late and plan to resume the series shortly after Christmas to finish this series. In the meantime, Brett Kunkle of Stand to Reason … Continue reading

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It’s a Battle Between Worldviews! | Around the World with Ken Ham

A study conducted by a group of University of Alabama researchers has been making its way around the Internet, so I wanted to comment on it. This study highlights that the creation/evolution controversy is really a worldview-based battle. This study … Continue reading

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Of Science and Faith: The Scientific Method, Limitations

by Jim Pemberton In the previous article I stated the scientific method in probably its simplest terms. I also stated it in probably its best light. In this article I will turn the tide and discuss some of its limitations. I’m … Continue reading

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Of Science and Faith: The Scientific Method, A Positive Look

by Jim Pemberton We often hear about how science is based in reason, but we aren’t often taught precisely how this works. We know something of the scientific method, but we don’t know how it relates to logic. We only … Continue reading

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A Discussion with J.W. Wartick on Recent Creation and Apparent Age

by Ken Hamrick Apologist J. W. Wartick recently posted an article on his blog, entitled, “Do Young Earth Creationists Advocate Appearance of Age?” He is an Old-Earth Creationist who argues that appearance of age would be deception on God’s part. I … Continue reading

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Of Science and Faith: Deductive Logic

by Jim Pemberton In discussing science and faith, the word “reason” is often bandied about without much to say as to what it actually is. Those with any education in philosophy know of the three laws of logic and how … Continue reading

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Let Scripture Speak for Itself

by Ken Hamrick When it comes to understanding the Bible, the intended meaning of the author ought to be held in such importance that the text is allowed to speak for itself—with every effort made to not read into the … Continue reading

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Of Science and Faith: Natural Theology

In the last article we discussed faith based on reason from the teaching of Augustine. It follows as to ask what the relation is between faith and reason. For this we will jump ahead in time from Augustine to Thomas … Continue reading

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Of Science and Faith: Faith and Reason

Augustine’s Two Streams of Faith Scholarly analyses of Augustine tend to differ widely. These can be distilled down to two significant streams of thought. The first is a famous quote of his, “Crede, ut intelligas.”1 It is an admonition to … Continue reading

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Let’s Teach Our Kids to Discern | Around the World with Ken Ham

It’s no secret that government schools in the United States and around the world mostly teach that the earth has existed for billions of years, that people evolved from ape-like creatures, and that human life has no purpose or meaning … Continue reading

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Pro-Evolution Pope | ICR.ORG

by Brian Thomas, M.S. * During an October 28 meeting of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences held in the Vatican, Pope Francis said, “Evolution in nature is not inconsistent with the notion of creation, because evolution requires the creation of … Continue reading

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Can Evolutionary Clues Cure Cancer? | Answers in Genesis

A physicist and an astrobiologist team up to explain to medical doctors how knowledge of evolution holds the key to curing cancer. Scientific American: Did Cancer Evolve to Protect Us? Curing cancer is high on everyone’s wish list for the … Continue reading

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Of Science and Faith: Substance

In this series I am discussing a few key philosophical categories. Last time, I discussed epistemology. At the end of that discussion I brought up the idea that God is of a different stuff than the created world. The philosophical … Continue reading

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Is the Pope Right That “God Is Not Afraid of New Things”? | Around the World with Ken Ham

Pope Francis is not the first religious leader who has endorsed evolution and the big bang, but he is certainly one of the most influential. Following in the tradition of other recent popes, Pope Francis has compromised biblical authority in … Continue reading

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Of Science and Faith: How Do We Know?

Introduction It was said by theologians in the Middle Ages that philosophy is the handmaiden of theology. It is recognized that philosophy generated religious movements and Christian theology, in particular, was forged on the anvil of clashing philosophical movement. While … Continue reading

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Exciting Happenings at Ark Property! | Around the World with Ken Ham

These are exciting times at AiG. The life-size Noah’s Ark project is moving ahead in leaps and bounds. This past week, the board of directors met at Answers in Genesis. They were given a detailed update on the Ark Encounter … Continue reading

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Will “Creation” Be Dead in 20 Years? | Around the World with Ken Ham

Earlier this month, Bill Nye (TV’s famous “Science Guy”) appeared on Global News’s The Morning Show on October 1, 2014 and, speaking about people who believe in biblical creation, boldly predicted that “In another 20 years those guys will be just about … Continue reading

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