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Scientism: An Obstacle to the Gospel

Scientism claims we can’t have knowledge about religion or ethics because the only way to know reality is through the five senses. Here are three reasons why this view is problematic.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | November 20, 2018

Can Atheists Ground the Claim That Abortion Is Wrong? (Video)

If a pro-life atheist doesn’t believe in a Moral Law Giver, can their view be consistent?

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | May 28, 2018

What Follows If You Don't Believe Any Religion Is True? (Video)

Alan discusses the implications of not subscribing to a particular religion and the most probable beliefs that follow.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | April 16, 2018

Could God Be Merely a Function of the Brain? (Video)

Alan responds to an argument against God’s existence. 

Blog Post | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | March 12, 2018

Do Our Souls Continue to Develop in Heaven? (Video)

Alan distinguishes between two types of soul development and shares his thoughts on which one we'll experience in Heaven.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | January 22, 2018

Debating Christian Physicalism

Alan reflects on a panel discussion he saw at the recent Evangelical Theological Society annual meeting.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | December 7, 2017

Free Will Makes Sense in the Christian Story

Most of us believe the decisions we make with our minds are not determined by physical forces. What story of creation can account for such free-willed decisions?

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | September 26, 2017

Slate’s Dishonest Article on When Life Begins

Slate posted an article the other week about bills that ban abortions after an embryo’s heartbeat is detected. It was a dishonest article that distorted the science and placed too great an emphasis on fringe religious belief.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 25, 2017

False Dichotomy in “Is Genesis History?”

Alan expresses a concern about the new movie “Is Genesis History?”

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | March 1, 2017

Does Brain Mapping Prove That Transgender People’s Brains Match Their Perceived Gender?

Alan discusses the difference between correlation and causation regarding brain patterns and transgenderism.

Blog Post | Science | Alan Shlemon | January 9, 2017