Can You Handle the Truth? The General and Special Revelations of the Lord.

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller In Matthew 11:25, Jesus praised and thanked God for revealing the truth to the little ones while hiding it from some of the wise and learned. What seems obvious …

Can Jesus’ Empty Tomb Accounts Be Reconciled?

The four Gospels detail the women’s discovery of Jesus’ empty tomb in slightly different ways, which to some are difficult to reconcile. The intention of this blog is to offer one  possible reconciliation. There may be more. Mark “When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that …

Why this Question (Psalm 110) from Jesus Stumped the Pharisees

Jesus stumped the Pharisees with the following question in Luke 20:41-44: Then Jesus said to them, “Why is it said that the Messiah is the son of David? David himself declares in the Book of Psalms (110): “‘The Lord said to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet.”’ …

Ways for Christians to Respond to Boghossion-style “Street Epistemology”

“Street epistemology” is the “application of epistemology (the study of knowledge) outside of formal academic contexts.” According to its advocates, it’s a “fun and effective way to talk to people about what’s ‘really true.’” It “helps” people reflect on the reliability of the methods used to arrive at their deeply held beliefs by identifying, understanding, …

Tracie Harris of the Atheist Experience in Beast Mode

Over the past year or so, I have watched a good number of YouTube videos featuring an Atheist Experience host called Tracie Harris. Atheists often pull clips from her videos to create their own videos, with titles such as “Trac(ie)’s Great Point” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dz-8Wk97S9A)  and “7 Times Tracie Harris Went Beast Mode” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxBwBPHHqig&t=601s). I watched these …