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May 25, 2015
The role of evidence in the Christian faith

This post is a consolidation of a whole series into one post. It's very long. Click on the following entries in the table of contents below to jump directly there: "Faith" as used in Christianity, and its evidence-based meaning The overwhelming Biblical support for the crucial role of evidence Supposed science-based philosophical objections to the […]

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May 18, 2015
The role of evidence in the Christian faith (Conclusion)

At this point in this series of posts, it should be absolutely clear that evidence is a deadly serious business in Christianity. The first step in faith starts by believing, based on the evidence, the message we have heard preached to us. All other biblical meaning of the word "faith" are built on it. The […]

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May 11, 2015
The role of evidence in the Christian faith (Part 9)

In the last post, I demonstrated that an unrepeatable original event doesn't disqualify the study of that event from being considered science. It is only necessary for the records of that event to be subject to study in a repeatable manner. So, is Christianity then a science, despite the non-repeatability of its founding events? Am […]

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May 4, 2015
The role of evidence in the Christian faith (Part 8)

We are continuing from the previous post, and examining the patterns that God uses in providing evidence for our faith in him. These patterns are: 1. God provides evidence whenever he asks us to believe something, especially when he does something new.  2. God expects us to test and verify the evidence he provides.  3. […]

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