The author, Aaron Dale, at the blog “Van Tillian Fire,” has written a critique of my much-critiqued “Dear Sye” post. For reasons unbeknownst to me, he neglected to read the post of the following day, “The Shattered Stained Glass Window”, as well as the post “A Necessary Distinction.” Why is this important, you ask? It is important because these were written several months ago – and written specifically to provide specifics about issues I left unstated, or merely referred to in general terms in the initial post. Why did I leave them unstated? I left them …Read more
Response to Gary Crampton on Logic and God, interrupted by strange events.
Recorded in mid-March; covers the relationship between Divine Simplicity and Systematic Theology, and goes through Ephesians 6 to emphasize the unity of the Christian life and the apologetic task. Additionally, as major examples, addresses practically all of the same subjects recently addressed on the blog, and gives a theological background for my recent comments about a variety of issues, as well as expanding on the previous episode.
In the midst of the turmoil which controversy creates, it is always refreshing to encounter an irenic, yet firm response in the midst of a variety of hasty and conjectural surmises. That irenicism was, of course, the response of Mike Robinson, who many will know from his books and posts on a variety of subjects related to apologetics. When his response was brought to my attention, I was excited to see that he had commented on the situation. Unfortunately, his post was in response only to the initial statement, which was intentionally designed to bring attention to the general …Read more
A lot of people seemed upset when I posted an encouragement and admonishment to Sye Ten Bruggencate yesterday. The fallout seems to consist of either those praising me for doing so, or vilifying me for same. I’m no stranger to controversy, obviously, so I have been watching the general trend of commentary. The fallout from my detractors, on the main, seems to have missed the central meat of the post. Sure, I mentioned several things only in general, but most of our regular readers know what I was referring to. I’ve said the same things I am saying now over …Read more
Mailbag edition, answering a question I was asked recently concerning various ministries, then a positive presentation of the sufficiency of Scripture, then finishing with a testimony for those concerned with such things.
Shrill objections to Russia’s laws against homosexual behavior and Joyce Meyer! How do these fit together? Take a listen and find out!
Dealing with this topic systematically, and transcendentally.
How do all these things relate to each other? Listen and find out!
An Eclectic Peripatetic responding to Kurt Jaros, Jordan Cooper, Michael Patton, and a commenter named Scott.