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Entries Tagged as 'Faith and Reason'

I’m so Objective about how You’re so Subjective

May 25th, 2011 19 Comments

One general objection to theistic arguments for God is that no such argument could be based on the subjective experience of one’s own cognitive processes, and that therefore it suggests delusions of grandeur to think that one can get from such a basis to God necessarily existing. But to deny that a sound argument could […]

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Undesigned Coincidences in the Gospels – Tim McGrew

April 14th, 2011 28 Comments

If we have a question on the historicity of the resurrection, Timothy McGrew is our first port of call; there is no one we would turn to before him on the subject. Tim is also highly regarded for his work on probability theory and on miracles – he is the author of “Miracles” for the […]

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God and Other Unquestioned Authorities

January 8th, 2011 118 Comments

The ultimacy and decisiveness of reason is itself just as vulnerable as the existence of God. That one ought to “justify” one’s thought is to me just another religious-like commandment. If someone does not buy into the god-level authority of reason, especially pertaining to universal and ultimate domains of predication themselves, there is no possible […]

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Apologetics 315 Interviews Matthew Flannagan on his Contribution to Apologetics

August 23rd, 2010 29 Comments

Apologetics 315, which brings together a variety of apologetics resources including audio, debates, podcasts, book reviews and articles profiling the works of the best apologists in the world, has interviewed Matt as part of their Apologist Interviews series. Matt is the first kiwi apologist to be featured in this series and stands alongside such contemporary […]

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Gary Gutting on Richard Dawkins’ Atheism

August 15th, 2010 126 Comments

The New York Times has an accessible and excellent critique of Richard Dawkins’ argument for the non- existence of God, written by University of Notre Dame Philosopher Gary Gutting entitled, “On Dawkins’s Atheism: A Response.” Enjoy. RELATED POSTS: Fairies Leprechauns, Golden Tea Cups and Spaghetti Monsters Richard Dawkins and Open Mindedness

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CANCELLED Is belief in God rational when you can’t prove God exists? @ Unitec

July 30th, 2010 13 Comments

THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED – sorry all! We are working with the organisers to reschedule it (apparently something went wrong with the on campus promotion). Matt is speaking on the topic “Is belief in God rational when you can’t prove that God exists?” at 12pm, Thursday 5 August in the Gold Lecture Theatre on the […]

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