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Scientism: Overview of a frustrating conversation

Scientism is often defined along these lines: “Scientism is a term used to refer to belief in the universal applicability of the scientific method and approach, and the view that empirical science constitutes the most authoritative worldview or most valuable part of human … Continue reading

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The Conflict of Science and Religion

If you are the kind of person who is interested in the historical relationship between science and religion then you will really enjoy this book. The only quibble I have is with the title of the book. It’s not really … Continue reading

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Why I worry about the Ken Ham vs Bill Nye debate

Let me make my admission up front. I am a theist who accepts evolution. I think evolution is an incredibly well-supported scientific theory and that anyone who looks at the evidence rationally ought to conclude it is true. But I … Continue reading

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Why moral duties don’t exist!

Many of you will already know the Christian theologian and philosopher Matthew Flannagan so I won’t spend time introducing him here. If you want more on him go to his blog: http://www.mandm.org.nz/about Matthew is one of my favourite Christian writers … Continue reading

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