Abraham the Thinker

By |2022-10-28T22:08:19-07:00October 28th, 2022|

At our autumn 2022 conference, we learned about the school of Abraham. Among other things, Abraham exemplifies critical thinking and action. He exposed the foundational assumptions of the Chaldean religion and then, by contrast, came to know true basic beliefs and then changed his life to live accordingly. We often have a very simple view [...]

Socratic Dialogue

By |2022-04-18T17:39:38-07:00April 18th, 2022|

At our Spring 2021 GRI conference, Greg Malloy presented an argument he has developed to show that neither matter nor the soul have existed without beginning. This is because they are changing, and whatever is changing cannot be eternal. Below is a dialogue he wrote to help explain his argument.   -- Good morning to [...]

At least they believed in God, right?

By |2022-01-07T10:16:30-07:00January 6th, 2022|

I remember hearing a famous Christian philosopher give an argument to show that the material world had a beginning and then finish by saying “and that is how we prove God exists.”  But his debating partner was not a philosophical materialist.  He was a Platonist.  And Platonists believe in God.  Right?  Or at least they got close enough with what [...]

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