as opposed to FROM it, is from the problem of evil. As Christians, this is the one we encounter on a daily basis, and it can make us feel like Job shouting at God sometimes. Why does life contain such suffering and pain? How can God stand idly by while such atrocities persist – man-made…Details
Alvin Plantinga, perhaps the greatest living philosopher of religion / theologian of philosophy, Calvinist extraordinaire, almost Amish-looking, and very deep-voiced gentleman gives your lecture this week, about the argument for God from naturalistic evolution, for which he is famous. A tricky one, this guy…
Fr. Barron elaborates on a sentence that means so much:
What do you worship?
+ If there is no God, then all that exists is time and chance acting on matter. If this is true then the difference between your thoughts and mine correspond to the difference between shaking up a bottle of Mountain Dew and a bottle of Dr. Pepper. You simply fizz atheistically and I fizz theistically.…Details
Watch D’Souza wipe the floor with some poor bastard on the topic of whether religion does good in the world or not (and then quickly degrades into a discussion of God’s existence, of course)… Part two is also available on youtube, if you click through. I think there is only one point in which D’Souza’s…Details