Another Way of Using Pascal’s Wager

One way to use Pascal’s Wager (the way I use it here) is to have four quadrants — what happens if you believe and God exists, what happens if you believe and He doesn’t exist, what happens if you don’t believe and He does exist, and what happens if you don’t believe and He doesn’t … [Read more…]

Reading the Gospels

Happy Easter!  He is risen. Since I’m writing something about every other book of the New Testament, it would be odd to skip the Gospels.  On the other hand, one always worries that it is presumptuous at best to try to boil down God’s word, and that is especially so with the Gospels.  What’s more, … [Read more…]

Eric Metaxas, “Miracles”

This is a very good book by a well-known and acclaimed Christian author today, the first of his I think I’ve read.  The first part talks about how life and the universe itself is miraculous (the narrow range of conditions essential, etc.), and the second part is series of modern-day miracles attested to by people … [Read more…]