Category Archives: Religion

Alvin Plantinga on the Irrationality of Atheism

The New York Times recently published a fascinating interview with philosopher Alvin Plantinga on the topic of Atheism and Theism. Here is an excerpt: “…if you accept both materialism and evolution, you have good reason to believe that your belief-producing … Continue reading

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Sex-Agnostic Domestic Partnerships – A Practical Compromise on Same-Sex Relationships and Traditional Marriage

One of the most frustrating things about modern politics is the “all-or-nothing” approach to solving problems. For some reason we feel compelled to make sweeping comprehensive changes instead of taking smaller piecemeal steps for things on which we CAN compromise. … Continue reading

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Rejecting the Living Prophets by Following Future Prophets

One of the key doctrines of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is that we have living prophets and apostles today who are authorized by God to receive revelations for the church and for the world. The scriptures are … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Boom – Kevin James and Religion in Entertainment

Recently our family rented the movie Here Comes the Boom, starring Kevin James, Henry Winkler, and Salma Hayek. James plays a high school biology teacher who gets involved with mixed-martial arts (MMA) fighting to try to raise enough money to prevent the … Continue reading

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A Message to Muslims: Justice Requires Proportionality

As regular readers of my blog know, I am a Christian. I belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, often referred to as the Mormon church. I am no expert on Islam. However, I also have been … Continue reading

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