We Don’t Understand!

I am visting California for a few days, and the fiscal/business woes here caused me to reflect on the mentality of those who are industriously ruining the country. The canker is well-advanced in some states — Illinois, say, or California — but the problem is everywhere.So why are Californians leaving California? What is causing the …

A World of Right Reason

When the apostle describes a generic condition of unbelief, it is interesting how he does it. When we lived in unbelief, what was the atmosphere we breathed continually? “For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another” (Tit. 3:3). For …

Debate As a Christian Duty

For many Christians, it seems a reasonable question to ask whether it is profitable for us to engage in public debates at all. Whoever changed his mind because of some public argument? Why wrangle about words? Logomachies just make my head hurt. In contrast to this, I want to argue that such a quietist position …

Nothing Worse Than an Analytic Fairy

Yesterday I was having a good discussion on apologetics with my friend Will Little, and the discussion dislodged in me a few thoughts on the subject that I thought would be good to note here. We were talking about presuppositionalism. I think it is crucial for us to distinguish between presuppositionalism as a foundation for …