Tom Gilson


Skeptic Shermer Won’t Be Fooled Again; Gets Fooled Again

Let’s start by agreeing Shermer is right, as he opens this interview: Humans do seek out evidence that ...

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The Gospel and the Mind, by Bradley G. Green

I just read The Gospel and the Mind: Recovering and Shaping the Intellectual Life by Bradley G Green.  I’m ...

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The Truth Holds Us (Original Thinking Series)

Christians get charged with arrogance for saying we hold the one truth for everyone. In reality, we don’t ...

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What Does Faith Have to Do With Knowledge? (Faith-Knowledge Connection Part Two)

What does faith have to do with knowledge? Skeptics keep asking that. In part one of this series ...

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Peter Boghossian Pretends To Know What He Doesn’t Know

Peter Boghossian pretends to know what he doesn’t know. Though he claims to be on a campaign to ...

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Damaging, Embarrassing, Mindless Errors

This post started out to be one thing and ended up being another. I wrote the part between ...

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Ten Turning Points: Is the Holy Spirit Missing?

From the series, Ten Turning Points That Make All the Difference I wrote last time about the Holy ...

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Christianity, Knowledge, and Empiricism

Last Friday I turned off the comments on the thread, “We Came to Share ‘True Reason Materials.’” The ...

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Dawkins: Not Always Wrong About Religion

Robert Wright complains in The Atlantic about Dawkins’s unreasonableness. Strangely, where Wright finds him most unreasonable I find ...

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  • Tom Gilson July 9, 2020 at 7:24 am on Jesus Won’t Let Us Use Him for Our PoliticsYou’re not trying to be rude? Really? If you want to rewind, then begin by reading what I wrote, not by asking me to rewrite it. I've already answered that question. Repeatedly. You're honestly not paying attention. I haven't answered with numbers like you want me to, but I have
  • Shane Fletcher July 9, 2020 at 2:26 am on Jesus Won’t Let Us Use Him for Our PoliticsI'm not trying to be rude, or poke you with a stick. I'm honestly asking for clarification. I'll attempt to rewind. You: "If you know of any in recent history, though, you’re welcome to list them. I’ll be wondering whether it’s a long enough list to conclude it’s a widespread,
  • Tom Gilson July 8, 2020 at 8:01 am on Jesus Won’t Let Us Use Him for Our PoliticsDoes that mean my wondering is meaningless? Good grief, no. Wondering is wondering. How much background info does it require to wonder? Why on earth would you even ask such a question? And even if it were a halfway sensible kind of question, why would you ask without offering the

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