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Martyred for the Gospel

Martyred for the Gospel
The burning of Tharchbishop of Cant. D. Tho. Cranmer in the town dich at Oxford, with his hand first thrust into the fyre, wherwith he subscribed before. [Click on the picture to see Cranmer's last words.]

Collect of the Day

The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany.
The Collect.

O LORD, we beseech thee to keep thy Church and household continually in thy true religion; that they who do lean only upon the hope of thy heavenly grace may evermore be defended by thy mighty power; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Daily Bible Verse

Thursday, February 16, 2012

The Contours of a Reprobate Mind « God's Hammer

During my time at the Wesleyan Arminian seminary known as Asbury, I was for a time led into the idea that theistic evolution was the only valid way of dealing with the apparent conflict between faith and science. However, what I was not taking into account is that the theistic evolution theory is based on what can only be called a neo-orthodox framework from a theological perspective and on a logical positivist/empirical philosophy view of science from the other end. What is more to the point, however, is that exalting general revelation (neo-Kuyperians prefer to call this "common grace") above special revelation opens the door to skepticism, agnosticism and even atheism. Gordon H. Clark's critique of the philosophy of science is to be considered here. It might be noted that Thomas Kuhn and Bertrand Russell raised some of the same objections that Clark did.

The bottom line is that either Scripture is propositionally and logically consistent, inerrant, and truthful in historical matters which it records or the flood gates to skepticism are thrown wide open. This might explain why Evangelicalism as a whole is in the straits of heterodoxy.

To read Sean Gerety's comments click here: The Contours of a Reprobate Mind « God's Hammer


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