Author Archives: Steven Dunn

About Steven Dunn

A believer of the Gospel; a broken mind being reformed in grace.

A Dialogue on The Cosmological Argument

*Two friends Jacob and Mark are having a conversation about God. Jacob is a Christian while Mark is an agnostic. Mark is curious about Jacob’s views of the world.  Mark: God is not something known by reason. God is just … Continue reading

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The God of the Philosophers and the God of Christianity

Let’s consider a historical instance. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274?) in his almost insurmountable work Summa Theologiae (specifically for our purposes the third article of the First Part), offers five arguments or “Five Ways” which demonstrate God exists. The first three arguments are a … Continue reading

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A Dialogue on the Ontological Argument

Two friends Sophia and Nathan are on vacation in France. Sophia is a Christian and Nathan is a skeptic. One day as the two are walking along the foothills of Burgundy, Nathan strikes up an interesting subject with Sophia.   … Continue reading

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Some Apologetic Approaches

Soren Kierkegaard, “Fideism, Evidence and Stages of Existence”  Kierkegaard made the distinction between subjectivity and objectivity. More precisely said, he distinguished between subjective truth and objective truth. Consider this brief passage from S.K.’s Journal: What I really need is to be clear about what … Continue reading

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Theism and Morality: Some Replies and Questions about the Moral Argument

Let’s make an argument based on several observations. Let’s say that these observations are rational and broad. For example, we can tell the difference between a good and a “lesser good.” Maybe there are some instances when two goods are … Continue reading

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A Philosophy of Wine

I would suspect that when one drinks wine he must have a little bit to think about it. He spends a few dollars at the grocery store and might not think much. In fact, he may take the wine home … Continue reading

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God Is Fixing Us

It’s been almost 15 years since the 9/11 attacks. This was a devastating and tragic period of time for American history in particular and a widening rift for those most affected, in general. Sermons (such as Carter Conlon’s post-9/11 service), … Continue reading

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