Belated movie review: The Lion King

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The Lion King is a good movie, and its success and enjoyment should be credited not to the thin veneer of eastern philosophy woven throughout the film, but rather to the Christian themes that its most critical moments and lessons are built on. Continue reading

If atheism were true, science would be impossible

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We value scientific knowledge as the best and highest form of knowledge. A recent article written for National Geographic explained that “in this bewildering world we have to decide what to believe and how to act on that. In principle that’s what science is for.” But is science reliable? Continue reading

Starlight and Time Dilation in God’s Universe

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Time dilation in God’s universe – it’s real. GPS, for example, wouldn’t work if we didn’t understand it. Continue reading

2 Important Symbols of Liberty – One is already gone, but they’re incapable of taking the other

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A video recently caught the attention of social media and liberal media outlets. It is pro-gun-control. A hidden camera crew set up a fake gun store in New York City and filmed customer reactions to stories of tragedies involving irresponsible gun use. The video does a good job of pulling the emotional heart strings. It employs rhetoric. But it runs short on logic.

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Contradictions in old-earth dating methods

radiometric dating grand canyon The story is often wrongly presented that there are no holes in the old-earth radiometric dating data. That’s because the contradictions are cleverly concealed by those reporting the data. Consider the textbook examples given in this article. Continue reading

Improper use of biblical symbolism – an example

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To understand whether one’s application of biblical theology and its techniques of biblical symbolism are legitimate, it helps to see an example of what bad symbolism looks like. Here, we look at a medieval Catholic priest’s analysis of what beards symbolize.  Continue reading

Biblical symbolism – when is it taken too far?

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Trees as symbols of men. The old covenant high priest as a picture of the redeemed man, dressed as a pomegranate tree. The tabernacle as the body of Christ, literally and figuratively. This is biblical symbolism, but can it be taken too far?  Continue reading