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On Embracing my Inner Nerd, Or Erasing the Division between Head and Heart

The phrase, “doing your devotions,” still gives me the shivers. Early in my spiritual journey, my well-meaning leaders tried to instill a little religion in me. I was the Christian equivalent of Huckleberry Finn when it came to disciplines that … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis According to the New Atheists

“A common argument, attributed among others to C. S. Lewis (who should have known better), states that, since Jesus claimed to be the Son of God, he must have been either right or else insane or a liar: ‘Mad, Bad … Continue reading

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The War of the Worldviews: H.G. Wells vs. C.S. Lewis (Part 2)

This is the second part of a two-part series on two early science fiction writers: C.S. Lewis and H.G. Wells. You can read part 1 here, which discusses C.S. Lewis’ reading of Wells and the basic plotline of The War … Continue reading

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A Narnian Thought on Giant Faith

I think sometimes Christians forget how very strange their beliefs are. I don’t mean this offensively–unlike Richard Dawkins, I don’t think belief is delusional. Quite the opposite, actually. What I mean is that the cultural starting point of faith doesn’t … Continue reading

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Is There More Than There Is? The Question Before All Answers

This article is the first in a three-part series on the question of whether or not there is more to this universe than what we can observe. The first installment asks the question, the second shows C.S. Lewis’ controversial answer … Continue reading

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Antony Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest? A Personal Reflection on “There Is a God” and Apologetics

When it was announced in 2004 that key atheist thinker, Antony Flew, now believed in God, there was a flurry of traditional and new media attention among theological geeks and atheistic thinkers. Very quickly, an ad hominem attack arose—not as … Continue reading

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