Category: Philosophy


Western Pantheism and the god of Liberal Theology: Part I

Introduction When we hear the term pantheism, we naturally think of theological constructions in the Far East, mainly Hinduism and other closely related forms of it. Our minds seem to automatically associate pantheism with Eastern religion in the same way that […]

Is Good Simply Whatever Makes Us Happy

Is “Good” Simply Whatever Makes Us Happy?

Is “Good” Just a Feeling? Our whole lives, we are told to be good and do good. But what is good? Is it a thing that can be measured or is it something I become? Americans have had a hard time […]


What is Moral Relativism?

“Are we living in a culture of moral relativism?” This is a question I have heard asked often in churches and in conservative political circles. The answer to this question is complicated and in my opinion, the answer offered in said […]

Eschatological Pantheism VI

Eschatological Pantheism VI

I am revisiting this series as I did not provide a final post last semester. See previous posts to catch up on the train of thought. The objective is to provide a biblical explanation of how Christian doctrine may possess similarities […]


A Simple View of Foreknowledge

God has complete and exhaustive knowledge of the future. This is what Christians commonly affirm: God is all knowing, or omniscient. In other words, God knows all truths and believes no falsehoods. However, like many doctrines in the Christian tradition it […]


The God of Eternity

*This post was adapted from an essay that I had written a few years ago. I apologize for how rigid and formulaic it is; it was originally written for a logic professor…. Introduction Recently, due mostly to the growing popularity and […]


A Critical Evaluation of Process Theodicy

It is hard to ignore all of the evil in our world. Even the most unyielding optimist must recognize the inconvenient and uncomfortable truths that pervade human existence, like the truths of cancer, a miscarriage, or the death of a loved […]


Plato & Imaginative Apologetics

“ … all human reason is imaginative.” – Andrew Davison In the apocryphal book of 1 Esdras 3-4, the author says that three bodyguards who guarded King Darius wanted to know: what is the strongest (or the most powerful)? If Plato […]


Maybe It Is Time to Reframe the Question: Are Science and Naturalism Compatible?

Over the last few centuries, there has been a steady but growing consensus amongst intellectuals that religion and science are simply incompatible with one another. This incompatibility is often interpreted as being built into the very natures of both systems. In […]


Catfished Emotions: Thoughts on The Imposter

Odds are you’ve probably heard someone use the term “catfishing” recently. For those of you still wondering how it’s possible for someone to catch fish with a computer, let me provide a working definition. Catfishing: The act of luring someone into […]


Where Have All the Philosophers Gone?

Recently I read a comment on Facebook asking, “Why doesn’t anyone quote textbooks on Ontology anymore?” (That guy needs to be apart of our blog.) This seemed like an odd question to me. Isn’t the answer obvious? No one quotes textbooks […]