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James Sire describes naturalists as monistic materialists who deny the existence of immaterial entities and their ability to act in this world. Though naturalism can be characterized in broader term, which I will address briefly later in this paper, Sire's characterization is really of materialism. Ontological or metaphysical naturalism is defined in The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy as the view that everything is composed of natural entities constructed of properties as the sciences allow.
The BBC has had a policy for some time not to use the word “terrorist” except when quoting someone. Briefly in the aftermath of the bombings in London a year ago, the BBC did use the word but now they've reverted to calling those who perpetrated the attacks on London more neutrally as “bombers.”
Hume offered this challenge in "Of Miracles" in Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion.
Christianity can be seen as an explanatory hypothesis to account for certain phenomena we observe in the world: the origin of the universe, the design of the universe, and the universality of morality. The explanations that Christianity provides to this empirical data provide a cumulative case for the rationality of Christianity, and in fact, the superiority of Christianity to other belief systems.