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Introducing: Winning CAA Pilot Chapters!

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In the most recent edition of EQUIPPED, we announced we would be taking applications for CAA Pilot Chapters, and held a book giveaway contest for those who applied. As the Christian Apologetics Alliance (CAA) celebrated our fourth anniversary on March 27, 2015, we are so thankful for the way the CAA Community discusses a wide […]

Per Fillium: A Biblical Alternative to the Filioque Clause and a Via Media between Rome and Constantinople: Part 3 of 6

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(Originally Presented at the 2014 Meeting of the Northeast Region of the Evangelical Society)   Part 1 | Part 2   Systematic Objections A full discussion of my systematic objections would also involve an exposition of my Triadological commitments. As such, I shall be brief as many of my objections shall be illucidated, and I think resolved, in my […]

Neognosticism

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A Facebook friend of mine (an old acquaintance from Bible College) commented on one of my posts the other day expressing the idea that Christianity was originally gnostic, that Paul was its only apostle, and that all his writings were rewritten by “literalists” during the time of Irenaeus (late 2nd Century). His original comments are […]

Plantinga’s Modal Ontological Argument Explained by Sean Choi

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In this post I’ll explain both the motivation behind Alvin Plantinga’s Modal Ontological Argument, as well as its various steps. For my purposes, I’ll work with a simplified version of that argument which Plantinga presents in his book,  The Nature of Necessity (Clarendon Press, 1974), pp. 216-17.

Per Fillium: A Biblical Alternative to the Filioque Clause and a Via Media between Rome and Constantinople: Part 2 of 6

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(Originally Presented at the 2014 Meeting of the Northeast Region of the Evangelical Society)   Part 1   The Objections As established, there is a long tradition regarding the Filioque Clause, and better theologians than I have mounted both defense and critique of the doctrine. Among these are Anselm of Canterbury,[22] Thomas Aquinas,[23] and Karl Barth.[24] […]