Aug 29, 2011
When Paul was asked whether Jesus was raised from the dead, he gave a completely nonreligious answer, in the twentieth-century sense. He said: “There are almost 500 living witnesses; go and ask them!” This is the faith that involves the whole man, including his reason; it does not ask for a belief into the void. As the twentieth-century mentality would understand the concept of religion, the...
Aug 24, 2011
Christianity is realistic because it says that if there is no truth, there is also no hope; and there can be no truth if there is no adequate base. It is prepared to face the consequences of being proved false and say with Paul: If you find the body of Christ, the discussion is finished; let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die. It leaves absolutely no room for a romantic answer. (The Complete Works of...
Jul 1, 2011
“Darwinism is likewise too corrosive to be contained. It spreads through every field of study, corroding away all traces of transcendent purpose or morality.” (Pearcey, Total Truth, p. 156)
Jun 29, 2011
“Every system of thought begins with some ultimate principle. If it does not begin with God, it will begin with some dimension of creation…” (Pearcey, Total Truth, p.41)
Jun 22, 2011
“…Reason is not a repository of infallible, religiously autonomous truths…it is simple a human capacity, the ability to reason from premises. The important question, then, is what a person accepts as ultimate premises, for they shape everything that follows.” (Pearcey, Total Truth, p.41)