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Theology Without Thinking

A while back, a discursionists post quoted from famed author and Christian apologist C.S. Lewis’ work Mere Christianity.  The quote in question dealt with Lewis’ attempted deductive argument for belief in the divinity of Jesus, or, in somewhat common nomenclature, the “Liar/Lunatic/Lord” Trilemma.  At the time, I said I would write up an explanation of the flaws in Lewis’ reasoning.  Well, that ended up growing into something of an essay.  So, here I’ll post a brief summary of the longer document and provide a link to a PDF of the whole thing. Continue reading

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Would You Bet On Pascal’s Wager?

When chatting with some friends this week, Pascal’s Wager came up.  For some reason (probably the greasy burger) at the time I was having trouble recalling the problems inherent in this idea, but since then it’s come back to me.  So, I feel like writing about it. Continue reading

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