On this page you will be able to find She published under her middle name; her first name was Nelle, Ellen backward in honor of her grandmother Ellen Finch. Please make sure to leave a comment below if something is wrong or missing. Our staff will be more than happy to help you out. She […]Read More "She published under her middle name; her first name was Nelle, Ellen backward in honor of her grandmother Ellen Finch"
(A dialogue between Socrates and Protagoras) Protagoras: Truth is relative. It is only a matter of opinion. Socrates: You mean that truth is mere subjective opinion? Protagoras: Exactly. What is true for you is true for you, and what is true for me, is true for me. Truth is subjective. Socrates: Do you really mean […]Read More "IS TRUTH RELATIVE?"
© 1994 by John Baskette. I do not know any book in any of several libraries and book stores I visited that did a broad based debunking of pyramidology. Even the chapter in Martin Gardner’s _Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science_, while good, contained inaccuracies. The Los Angeles astronomer and UCLA professor E.C. […]Read More "AIA FAQ file on the Great Pyramid"
© 1998 by Bob and Gretchen Passantino absolute — That which is unconditioned, uncaused, not limited by anything outside itself. aesthetics — The philosophical category concerned with values other than moral; e.g., art, beauty, creativity, etc. agnosticism — Literally, “without knowledge.” Usually used to refer to someone who does not know if God exists. A “hard” agnostic says […]Read More "An Abbreviated Philosophical Glossary"
People who challenge Christians with “How can you say Jesus is the only way to God?” are good at verbal camouflage, what sounds like concern for tolerance but which is actually belief that Jesus is not qualified to declare the way to God. Their problem is not with tolerance, but with Jesus’ authority. Promoters of […]Read More "How Can You Say Jesus Is the Only Way to God?"
200 members; fewer than 40 published in the field; 74 contributed to The Five Gospels. No one is from a conservative school. Authenticity is determined on a sliding scale by means of color-coded voting beads. The Five Gospels is printed in colors to signify the results of the voting. Red type indicates passages “are considered by the Seminar to be […]Read More "Facts About the Jesus Seminar and Founder Robert W. Funk"
© Copyright 2003 by John Baskette In October of 2002 the Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR) reported a major new archeological discovery. They announced that the burial box of James the Brother of Jesus was found in Jerusalem. This box had inscribed on it the words, “James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus.” The inscription, if […]Read More "The James Bone Box: Hoax or History?"
By Bob Passantino, ©Copyright 1989 by Bob Passantino. There’s a difference between a platitude and a “hot thought.” A platitude sounds nice, makes you feel good, and makes others think you know what you’re talking about. Example: “What’s meant to be, will be.” A “hot thought,” on the other hand, is a principle, often expressed […]Read More "Hot Thoughts"
© Copyright 2003 by Bob Passantino Nearly everyone is familiar with the “Golden Rule” even if they don’t realize that it comes to us in its perfect form as a command of Jesus: “In everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets” […]Read More "The Golden Rule Apologetic"
By John W. Morehead, ©Copyright 2004 by John W. Morehead Apologetics remains an important tool for the church in the new millennium. It is a discipline that helps in the proclamation of the gospel by concentrating on the presentation of answers to questions and clarifications about Christian belief. As Avery Dulles’ historical survey shows, in […]Read More "A Fresh Agenda for Apologetics in the 21st Century"