10 Reasons to Reject Scripturalism:  A Response Part 7 of 10

By C.Jay Engel and Luke Miner Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5.Part 6. Objection 7 The occasionalist psychology of belief is in conflict with Scripturalists reliance on the internalist constraint on knowledge. If someone (including the non-Christian) has knowledge simply in virtue of God producing a […]

10 Reasons to Reject Scripturalism:  A Response Part 6 of 10

By C.Jay Engel and Luke Miner Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Objection 6 The occasionalist psychology of belief is in conflict with Scripturalists reliance on the infallibilist constraint on knowledge. If God immediately causes all human beliefs whatsoever, then he regularly causes millions of false […]

Determinism and Responsibility

By Gordon Clark This essay is a republish of Gordon Clark’s essay found here at trinityfoundation.org Unless one has been recently disgusted by a surfeit of discussion on this sometimes barren topic, a religious thinker will almost invariably be carried away into a heated argument. This is better than to denominate the […]

10 Reasons to Reject Scripturalism – Response Part 5 of 10

By C.Jay Engel and Luke Miner Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Objection 5 The occasionalist psychology of belief is in conflict with Scripturalism and yet is regularly appealed to by Scripturalists as an alternative to genuinely empirical modes of knowledge. Occasionalism that is, the idea that God […]

0004 Readings in the History of Philosophy – Pherekydes of Syros

For an explanation of this series, see 0001 – Readings in the History of Philosophy – Introduction   Pherekydes of Syros (6th century BC) is thought to be one of the first philosophers (non-poets) to author a cosmogony (an account of how the universe came into existence).  Pherekydes’ lost cosmogonic […]

0003 Readings in the History of Philosophy – Thales of Miletus

For an explanation of this series, see 0001 – Readings in the History of Philosophy – Introduction   Thales of Miletus (624-586 BC) is regarded by many to be the first philosopher of the western world.  He is noted for being one of the first to predict events in astronomy, […]

0002 Readings in the History of Philosophy – Guan Zhong

For an explanation of this series, see 0001 – Readings in the History of Philosophy – Introduction   Guan Zhong (c. 745-645 BC) was an advisor and Prime Minister who served Duke Huan of Qi in China. “When planning for a year, plant corn. When planning for a decade, plant […]

0001 – Readings in the History of Philosophy – Introduction

Some men and women in history have devoted much of their lives to the pursuit of the truth.  Some have pursued the truth out of a desire for fame or because of a desire to solve problems.  Others have pursued truth because they are afraid of what may happen if […]

10 Reasons to Reject Scripturalism – Response Part 4 of 10

By C.Jay Engel and Luke Miner Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Objection 4 The internalist constraint on knowledge is in conflict with Scripturalism and yet is regularly employed by Scripturalists in arguments against non-Christians. The internalist constraint on knowledge – that is, the idea that someone must know how […]

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