Genesis and Evolution

Among Protestant Christians, especially fundamentialist evangelicals in the United States, six-day creationism is often taught as the only plausible explanation of Genesis chapter 1. Furthermore, it is often claimed that evolutionary theory is completely incompatible with any form of biblical Christianity. Any denial of six-day creationism is looked down upon as disagreeing with the veryContinue reading “Genesis and Evolution”

A Reanalysis of the Hypostatic Union

In a previous post of mine titled, “A Critical Analysis of the Hypostatic Union,” I essentially argued against the Christian doctrine of the hypostatic union, which is the belief that Jesus Christ was fully God and fully man. However, in this post, I wish to reanalyze my former position and even present a response toContinue reading “A Reanalysis of the Hypostatic Union”

A Critical Analysis of the Hypostatic Union

In this post, I will offer a critique of the traditional Christian doctrine of the hypostatic union of Christ’s person. This doctrine asserts that Christ was both truly God and truly man. The orthodox position on the relation of the two natures in Christ has historically been that Christ was not two persons but ratherContinue reading “A Critical Analysis of the Hypostatic Union”

The Teleological Argument for the Existence of God

Previously, I discussed the four cosmological arguments of Thomas Aquinas in his Summa Theologica. I also mentioned that Aquinas presented five arguments or five “ways” of demonstrating the existence of God. The fifth way is commonly known as a teleological argument, which is essentially an argument from design. Teleology deals with the end, finality, orContinue reading “The Teleological Argument for the Existence of God”

An Analysis of Aquinas’s Cosmological Arguments

Thomas Aquinas was a medieval Christian philosopher who is known as one of the most important figures in the history of the Catholic Church. One of the things that he is most known for is his five arguments for the existence of God, which are found in Aquinas’s Summa Theologica (Summary of Theology). Four ofContinue reading “An Analysis of Aquinas’s Cosmological Arguments”