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Does Modern Science's Law of Causation come to the aid of Christianity's Doctrine of Creation, exposing a flaw in Atheism's plank of "No Cause"?

I am an ex-atheist Christian. I think I can safely promise you that no line of reasoning presented by another person will convince an atheist against his will. Logical "proofs" of the ...
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The Biblical God and the Kalam Cosmological Argument

No, but there is some elaboration: The cause of the universe must be a personal being; if it were some impersonal set of conditions, then the universe would always have existed as nothing could have ...
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New Atheism Analysis: looking for another POV

Your book quotes are a long winded way of saying: "No one is smart enough to logically deduce the nature of reality with any confidence. The Christian acknowledges the limitations of his (and ...
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New Atheism Analysis: looking for another POV

Ugh. I recently finished reading "The Devil's Delusion" (David Berlinski). What a mess. I don't think I disagreed with it, but David's presentation was such that it's almost impossible to ...
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The Biblical God and the Kalam Cosmological Argument

Argument limitations Some things can legitimately be gleaned from the Cosmological Argument---especially His existence. But much about God is not revealed by this proof. Many of His attributes (e.g. ...
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What is a "non-theistic" Christian?

Atheism is not necessarily not believing in a God. Roughly one-in-five self-described atheists (18%) say they do believe in some kind of higher power. Atheism means you do not believe in a personal ...
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Are there any denominations that give official advice on how to win atheists for Christ who are very strong in philosophy, logic and skepticism?

Several Answers There are several answers to this question and lengthy introduction. (1) Seminaries First note that quite a few Denominations sponsor or support several Bible Colleges and Seminaries. ...
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HOW does the existence of the Universe make those who do not worship God to be "without excuse"?

Most readers stop at vs 20, as does the OP. But the period at the end of this verse is artificial. The verse is actually the first half of a new sentence, not a conclusion to what has gone before: So ...
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HOW does the existence of the Universe make those who do not worship God to be "without excuse"?

There are many good answers, and I'd like to add St. Thomas Aquinas's natural theology to the mix, but the best answer is if we can find one from St. Paul himself. And we do. St. Paul goes on to speak ...
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