Deus Ex Machina

"This is the generation of the great LEVIATHAN, or rather, to speak more reverently of that mortal god, to which we own under the immortal God, our peace and defense." -Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan

On Plausible and Accessible Civic Reasons for our Opposition to PinkDot

The following was something I posted on the “We are Against Pinkdot in Singapore” Facebook page. On the Need for Plausible Civic Reasons for our Opposition: I think it is … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

The TL;DR Version of Arguments Against Gay Marriages

It’s that time again with Pinkdot around the corner… (1) Gay marriages have no legal definition of adultery or consummation which makes monogamy impossible to legally enforce and therefore destroys … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Do Moral and Temporal Goods Constitute Evidence of Divine Truth?

Dost Thou know that the ages will pass, and humanity will proclaim by the lips of their sages that there is no crime, and therefore no sin; there is only … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

“Will God drop bread from heaven if you pray?”

No religion can flourish in Chinese cultures which cannot provide a straight answer to this question. This question was posed by my mother on one of those rare occasions when … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

How can we have Jesus as our main focus?

Originally posted on Classically Christian:
Apse of St John’s Lateran, my pic The fourth-century mystic, Evagrius Ponticus, proclaims in his controversial Kephalaia Gnostica that the highest end of the Christian…

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Historicity and the Appeal of High Church Denominations

One of the central contentions of the Reformation is that nobody can believe on your behalf or for you. Thus, you can’t say, “I believe whatever the Church believes” without … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

On Natural Religion Known to All and the True Believer

Recently I’ve been reflecting a little more about creed, faith and God from a more practical and personal angle. The thing is, I do believe in natural religion, natural in distinction … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

How Widespread is the Belief in the Orthodox Doctrine of the Trinity Amongst Christians?

The analytic theologian Dale Tuggy made the following observation about the doctrine of the Trinity in his post: Roger Olson asks: How important is the doctrine of the Trinity? “Theologian Roger … Continue reading

June 7, 2014 · 7 Comments

On Believing in the Resurrection Future and the Last Judgement

Sometimes, I wonder whether contemporary Christians really believe in the resurrection. I don’t mean in the sense that they are liberals or think that it is a myth or whatever. … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Women are the worst. Here’s how they can be better ” By Sunshine Mary

The following is taken from this comment here on Dalrock’s blog. I’m a woman with a woman problem. Allow me to explain. As I wrote in about a million blog posts, … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · Leave a comment