A challenging meditation on objective truth. Particularly for thinking believers: How current scientific philosophy helps resolve how nature continues to witness for the presence of a Creator. "Take, for example, the mind-body problem, which addresses how matter generates mind, and especially conscious states."Scientific American, September 2009. John Horgan. https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cross-check/pluralism-beyond-the-one-and-only-truth/ An interesting read. An example of … Continue reading “Pluralism: Beyond the One and Only Truth” – The Science of Doubt and Dualism?
Literal v. Metaphorical - Before the Church fussed over the age of the earth and cosmos, the Church and its science told us the sun revolved around the earth and that the earth was flat. How did we stop paying attention to reality in the 21st century?
"Drifting back to scripture, worship and prayer away from authored books and media?!" I don't think it's other than the spirit saying: don't be looking at those lovely pagan ideas so much.
A fascinating article on the nature of Mathematics at Aeon.co An emerging item in my own study has to do with how God testifies to his existence. Elsewhere in this blog I've written about how Nature must testify, and that natural evidence must weigh equally, in fact, with scripture. (This is not a popular notion.) … Continue reading Mathematics. Universal “Logos”
Brain region for resisting alcohol's allure found Date: April 2, 2014 Source: University of Utah Health Sciences Abstract... When a region of the brain called the lateral habenula is chronically inactivated in rats, they repeatedly drink to excess and are less able to learn from the experience, neuroscientists report. The study has implications for understanding … Continue reading Brain Anatomy linked to Alcohol issues
God speaks to us through his Spirit, through His Word and through His Creation. God is not human, that he should lie, not a human being, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill? Nu.23:19 None of these can be in conflict. Gods Word, … Continue reading Answering “Flat Earth” Christian Dogma