A life without the works of G.K. Chesterton would be a deficient life indeed. ----Me I was first introduced to the work of G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) in graduate school ten years ago, and ever since it has been a major facet of my intellectual and spiritual life. For those who don't know much about him,... Continue Reading →
During the seventeenth century, the scientific revolution was well underway and an interesting metaphor for the the cosmos had captured the imagination of both natural philosophers and theologians. They saw the material universe as a cosmic clock fabricated and governed by a divine Clockmaker. Discoveries made by the giants of the scientific revolution (Kepler, Galileo,... Continue Reading →
I've been receiving tons of email concerning the very limited availability of my Young Defenders apologetics storybook series, so I thought it would be good to offer an official update! How Do We Know Jesus is Alive? is currently out of print and out of stock at Amazon and Apologia (the publisher). Apologia is currently exploring... Continue Reading →
Hey readers! Are you a fan of The Good Place television series? Did you know that it's a great source of talking points for conversational apologetics? Check out my brand new article and podcast over at Christian Research Institute. Please consider sharing!
It should come as no surprise to anyone not living under a rock that "scientific evidence" is the most frequently cited reason for denying the rationality of the Christian faith. Scientism--the idea that the empirical sciences are the only path to knowledge--has basically become the surrogate religion of secular humanism. Advocates make grand philosophical pronouncements... Continue Reading →
Hi everyone! I have a brand new article and podcast over at Christian Research Institute. I talk about the pro-life themes in the Netflix exclusive, I Am Mother. The intersection of sci-fi film and bioethics is one of my favorite topics. Click HERE for the article, and click HERE for the podcast episode.
Max Planck (1858-1947), the German theoretical physicist who came to be known as the father of quantum theory, is one of my intellectual heroes. He was a brilliant man of science who clearly saw the theistic implications of a mathematically comprehensible universe. Planck was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1918 for his discovery of energy... Continue Reading →
This week, the first short film in a brand new seven-part series entitled Science Uprising was released. This series of edgy, visually stunning videos is designed to challenge the claims of materialist philosophy head-on. (Materialism is the view that the only reality is the material stuff of the cosmos.) The first installment, Reality: Real vs.... Continue Reading →
Because I am a mom of a teen and a preteen, I'm frequently asked about resources for students. Parents are wise to seek out books and other media for apologetics and worldview training in the home, and fortunately, there is a growing body of tools that I'm able to recommend. However, as a parent myself,... Continue Reading →