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

A Brief Sketch of the Vicarious Penitent Theory of the Atonement

In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up prayers and supplications,with loud cries and tears, to him who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverence. Although he … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Limits of Theodicy, God’s Permission of Pointless Evil, and the “Best of All Possible Worlds”

Gratuitous Evil and the Problem of Evil Stated In analytic philosophy of religion, the phrase “gratuitous evil” refers to those evils which God could have prevented without losing any greater … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why I would still Defend the British Constitutional Arrangement: A Preliminary Argument

One must either be very brave or very foolish to defend something like the British monarchy or its constitutional arrangement. Attacks from the liberal-left are of course a given, anything … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · Leave a comment