Short Review: The Mirror or the Mask? (Lydia McGrew)

When I first heard of Michael Licona’s Why Are There Differences in the Gospels?, I was intrigued. I read some about his literary device view. For instance, the example I…When…

Two (More) Arguments for Substance Dualism

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Do Humans Have “Souls”? Yes, For Two Reasons

In the last post, I argued for property dualism. I argued that consciousness was not reducible to physical phenomena. So far, I have not addressed what kind of things we…In…

The “Zombie Argument” for Property Dualism

In the previous post, I laid out some of the terrain in the philosophy of mind. (If you have not read that post, it is important that you at least…In…

3 Solid Reasons to Trust the Christmas Story

As we approach Christmas, the story of the first Christmas confronts us. Jesus’ birth is recorded by the first two chapters of Matthew and Luke. And they make remarkable claims:…As…

Dualism, Physicalism, and Philosophy of Mind

I am writing this as an expansion of my initial three-part series on natural theology. I said at the beginning of that series that there were a number of important…I…

Is Bart Ehrman Right When He Says Half of Paul’s Letters are Forgeries?

Out of the 13 letters of Paul found in the New Testament, skeptical critics like Bart Ehrman will only grant that 7 of them are genuine. (Romans, 1&2 Corinthians, Galatians,…Out…

CC027: The Historical Case for the Resurrection of Jesus (Part 5 of 5)

This is the fifth and final episode of a five-part podcast series on the historical case for Jesus’ resurrection. In this series I’m joined by Dr.’s Calum Miller and Max…This…

Are the Gospels “Hopelessly Contradictory”?

Critics of Christianity love to compile long lists of alleged contradictions in the gospels to shake the faith of unsuspecting church-goers. One of the more famous of these critics is…Critics…

CC026: The Historical Case for the Resurrection of Jesus (Part 4 of 5)

This is the fourth episode of a five-part podcast series on the historical case for Jesus’ resurrection. In this series I’m joined by Dr.’s Calum Miller and Max Baker-Hytch, both…This…