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Presentism and Infinite History

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” While the world definitely had a beginning, there’s a question of whether we can prove this by reason alone (i.e., by philosophical arguments). Defenders of the Kalaam cosmological argument often use an argument like this one, which is found in William Lane Craig’s book Reasonable Faith: 1) An actually infinite number of things cannot exist.2) A beginningless series of events in time entails an actually infinite number of things.3) Therefore, a beginningless series of events in time cannot exist. I have a problem with the first premise, but... Read More

Using the Kalaam Argument Correctly

In recent years, one of the most popular arguments for the existence of God has been the Kalaam... Read More

Traversing an Infinite?

God created the universe a finite time ago, but there’s a question of whether we can... Read More

What’s Wrong with the Countdown Paradox?

Sometimes defenders of the Kalaam cosmological argument defend its second premise... Read More

Did God Command Genocide in the Old Testament?

The heart and foundation of Christianity is belief in a God who is worthy of worship:... Read More

What Science REALLY Says About the Soul (& Life After Death)

If you’re not following the debates on all things scientific and religious, it’s easy... Read More

Are Fine-Tuning Arguments for God (or the Multiverse) Circular?

In a recent video, theoretical physicist Sabine Hossenfelder argues that design arguments... Read More

Is There a Link Between Atheism and Skepticism?

There is a popular notion that doubt and skepticism are specially linked to atheism.... Read More

How Thomists View the Modern Sciences

Debates concerning the existence of God typically run aground on prior unresolved metaphysical... Read More

The Flatlander’s Argument Against Miracles

In a Pentecost sermon that was later published as the essay “Transposition,” C.S.... Read More

Science as a Religion

This essay is drawn from Dr. Logan Gage's new video course, How Science Became a Religion,... Read More