Posts Tagged ‘ Philosophy ’

But is There a Practical Difference in Solo and Sola?

Nov 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Blog Posts

In the recent discussion following Bryan and Neal’s article, which demonstrated that there was no principled difference between solo and sola scriptura, one guest conceded that there might not be a principled difference between the two, but there was a practical difference. That claim was addressed, but perhaps insufficiently, and I think it’s an idea […]

On Skepticism and Humility

Nov 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Blog Posts

The proud man, says C.S. Lewis, cannot see God because he is always looking down his nose at things and people, and so long as you are looking down, you cannot see what is above you.  We can never let ourselves forget that in this on-going search for truth, the truth will always remain above […]

Was the Fall Under God’s Providence?

Nov 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Blog Posts

God is said to will a thing in one of two ways: absolutely or contingently. If God wills a thing absolutely, then it necessarily happens. So a thing which does not happen cannot be said to have been God’s absolute will. But we know per divine revelation that God wills some things to happen that […]

Fallacy of Hierarchical Continuum?

Aug 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Are Catholics, who insist on an apostolic hierarchical continuum, guilty of the continuum fallacy? For those unfamiliar with the term, allow me to illustrate. The continuum fallacy exists when a person denies one of two concepts existing at polar ends of a spectrum because, on account of the continuity or successive stages between them, there […]