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Science, Christianity, and miracles: some wisdom from Alvin Plantinga

The relationship between science and religion is much discussed these days. Are these two perspectives in conflict or complementary? Are they reconcilable or not? In our culture, where economic pressure on university level education is energizing an expansion of the physical sciences at the expense of the humanities and the social sciences, our attitude to the physical sciences becomes more important than ever. Add to this the growth of humanistic secularism in western culture and … Continue reading

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McGrath’s post-modern apologetic for Christian Theism

  I have very much enjoyed listening to Alister McGrath’s Parchman Lectures at Truett Seminary (Baylor University). His three lectures were entitled: “Why reason isn’t enough: The “Big Picture” of faith.” “Seeing things in a new way: grace and the transformation of vision.” “Wonder and Meaning: Why faith engages the imagination, not just reason.”   McGrath makes a fine case for Christian Theism, and I particularly  appreciated his doing this in post-modern style. He critiques … Continue reading

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