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God Is The First Extremist

August 12, AD2017 0 Comments
God Is The First Extremist

Given the times in which we live, calling anyone an extremist is not really a very good thing.  When most people hear the term, their minds turn to some sort of radical, criminal, and nearly always murderous behavior – bombings, mass shootings, etc. Synonyms for extremist include fanatic, radical, and ultraist.  The Oxford dictionary defines an extremist as […]

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If God Was Small Enough To Understand

November 15, AD2016 2 Comments
If God Was Small Enough To Understand

On occasion, someone will ask me, essentially, “What am I supposed to do with this burden, and how am I supposed to handle this one?”  Once in a while, one of my most exasperated friends will ask, “Does He really know what He is doing?” My response is almost always the same, “If God were small […]

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Augustine & Descartes: God Is, but What is He?

June 22, AD2016 8 Comments
Augustine & Descartes: God Is, but What is He?

  A previous article discussed that both Augustine and Descartes arrived at the concept of an existing God by first concluding that each of them, as an individual person, existed. Augustine proceeded from his proof that he existed, from his Si fallor, sum (If I am mistaken, I am), to the conclusion that God must […]

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