The Contingency of the Cosmos

The Contingency of the Cosmos

One of the most basic philosophical questions we can ask is, Why is there something, rather than nothing? In other words, Why are we here? Why “all this”? For the most part, we take the universe for granted. We live and go about our business, and most days, we never...
The Contingency of the Cosmos

Is There Really A God?

Is there really a God? To this question, answers fall into three basic categories: No (Athiesm) Maybe (Agnosticism) Yes (Theism) We must deal with the question of God’s existence. Indeed, how we answer this question might be the most important thing about us. It...
The Contingency of the Cosmos

Jesus: Lord of All

Teacher. Moral example. Good person. These are common modern descriptions of Jesus, but we need to ask, what did Jesus say about Himself? Although we may attempt to soften Jesus’ words or change His identity to be that of a mere teacher, if we take the New Testament...
The Contingency of the Cosmos

Tolerance Despite Difference

Is Christianity wrong because of its claims of exclusivity? Many people argue that it is wrong, but a claim to exclusivity does not automatically mean something is incorrect. In fact, by its very nature, any truth claim is exclusive—even a truth claim that pretends to...