Monthly Archives: July 2014

an overview of neo-platonism

Neo-Platonists during the first few centuries AD would never call themselves Neo-Platonists. To them they were just Platonists, teaching the teachings of Platonism. They expanded Platonism, as described in my previous article, developing the attributes of the Summum Bonum, their … Continue reading

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an overview of platonism

Platonism is simply the theology derived from the works of Plato. Plato had a scattering of works dealing with a varied number of subjects. Some of his works spoke as if the Greek gods were real, but this seems to … Continue reading

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white refuted – opening statement

The purpose of this post is to examine the context of James White’s arguments in his debate against Bob Enyart. It will be shown that White relies on emotional arguments, and where White references the Bible, his position can be … Continue reading

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understanding isaiah 5

The whole of Isaiah is a prophetic book. The summary of the entire book can be found in the first chapter: Isa 1:19 If you are willing and obedient, You shall eat the good of the land; Isa 1:20 But … Continue reading

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spontaneous order on roads

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noah had an unrighteous family

In Genesis 6, the Bible introduces the reader to a man named Noah. The entire world was wicked, but “Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord”: Gen 6:8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD. … Continue reading

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answering james white

This post will take James White’s cross examination questions to Bob Enyart and answer them. It should be noted that in Enyart’s cross examination, James White avoided direct questions such as answering the simple question “In Gethsemane, at the moment … Continue reading

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the nirvana fallacy

From a post by David Henderson: When people advocate government intervention, they rarely, maybe never, tell us how the incentives will be set up so that government will do the right thing. Think about how asymmetric the argument is. Incentives … Continue reading

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