But is it possible that probability brings certainty? —Blaise Pascal, “Pensees,” 496 This is the third article in a series on faith, probability and
The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord. —Proverbs 16:33 How do we interpret probability? This article
INTRODUCTION: MY APPROACH TO PROBABILITY This article is a response (of a sort) to Bob Drury’s excellent piece, “Prudence, Prejudice and Probability.” That article in
I did not know yet how far they were from the human heritage I ascribed to them. —H.G. Welles, The Island of Dr. Moreau
When I first read Bob Drury’s article, “Bayesian Reasoning in Religious Studies”, I remarked to him tongue-in-cheek that Bayesian reasoning proves the reports of
Our World Will Pass Away In my senior year of high school, my English teacher showed us three examples of an excellent college application essay.
The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. There
One of the greatest compliments of Thomas Aquinas was that he was often better and more persuasively able to explain his opponents’ arguments than the
Pascal & His Wager Blaise Pascal, 1623 A.D to 1662 A.D., noted author, thinker, mathematician, and philosopher, is famous for positing a thought argument about
Substantial change, creation, and evolution are commonly acknowledged to be topics in philosophy, theology, and science, respectively. The integration of theology with philosophy within human
“Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?” Isaiah 60:8 (KJV) When Jesus walked on water, St.