Peripatetic 24 – Resume Inflation

Christmas, Apostasy, and Resume Inflation.

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Infallibilism, Knowledge, Attenuated Presup and Unwitting Clarkianism

So, I was involved in a bit of a dustup with some folks yesterday. Essentially, the bone of contention was concerning knowledge. The position of our antagonists, essentially, was that knowledge, to be knowledge, must be “infallible.” There are a variety of issues with this stance, but chiefly, my concern is from theology proper, as we will explore; although we will address a few other issues along the way as well.

My response is first to the notion of infallibility being applied to “knowledge” in the first place. Fallibility, obviously, means an ability to fail. Well, to fail, one has …

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Peripatetic 23 – Love is Love and God Isn’t Mad At You?

Shrill objections to Russia’s laws against homosexual behavior and Joyce Meyer! How do these fit together? Take a listen and find out!

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Peripatetic 22 – Love Yourself to Love Others?

Dealing with this topic systematically, and transcendentally.

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Peripatetic 21 – Response to Brett Gallaher

(Subtitle: What 3/4 of an MA in theology at Asbury buys)

A response to his article, reposted here at the Huffington Post.

Edit: For some reason, during an edit of this post, I inserted “Brian”, instead of “Brett” Gallaher. My apologies.

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Peripatetic 16 – Eclectic Responses

An Eclectic Peripatetic responding to Kurt Jaros, Jordan Cooper, Michael Patton, and a commenter named Scott.

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Peripatetic 15 – Covenantal Apologetics and Islam

My attempt to answer a caller on the August 8th Dividing Line.

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Peripatetic 11 – Mailbag Edition

Yes, I know – this took forever. But, this is the long-promised edition that outlines the necessary theological and doctrinal issues that underpin a Covenantal Apologetic. It is a response to a correspondent who asked me several questions, so I turned it into an impromptu “introduction”. Hope it’s helpful.

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The Apostle of Doubt vs. Calvin

Why I Lack Certainty about Christianity – C. Michael Patton:

Some people say that they have no doubt at all, and they never have. I have difficulty believing assertions such as this, though I suppose they might be true for a very small number of individuals. However, at this point, I think it would be valuable for us to distinguish between “certainty” and “certitude” (Daniel Taylor introduced me to this concept, but I don’t know if the distinctions he made are embedded in the specific definitions of the terms). “Certainty” is the more objective type of conviction. It is the

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