Category: Epistemology – Trust

Epistemology Isn’t Just For Philosophers

In researching, reading, and thinking about writing a book about keeping my kids Christian, I was kind of surprised to discover how important questions of epistemology began to emerge. I even decided…

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What René Descartes Contributed to our Doubt-O-Meter – Absolute Certainty is a Myth

On a recent trip home to see family and friends, I got into interesting conversations with two gentlemen who are self-described agnostics. I realized something as I thought about these conversations. My interlocutors…

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Where Are You on the Doubt-O-Meter? Doubt and Faith Experienced

In my last post, I defined faith, correctly, as trust based on adequate evidence, contrasting it with our secular, postmodern culture’s definition as what you need when there isn’t enough evidence. Big difference. In…

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Where Are You on the Doubt-O-Meter? Doubt and Faith Defined

Sociologist Peter Berger has been an influential thinker and writer in my development as a Christian apologist. I have an entire chapter in my book on plausibility, something rare in apologetics circles,…

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Everyone Believes, Even “Nones”

In you’re not familiar with it, “Nones” is a term the media has given to those who walk away from religious faith. They are not atheists (only 3% of American are self-professed…

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Why Teaching Your Kids A Biblical Epistemology is Critically Important in an Age of Skepticism

I have a feeling that most Christian parents (and the churches they attend) don’t often get into conversation with their kids about epistemology. Since most people have never heard the word before,…

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