Why Faith in God Is Not Stupid
How do we know that God exists? This article considers three categories of responses: empiricism, rationalism, and faith.
Knowing and Trusting God
Revelation, Inspiration, and Infallibility (1): Deus Dixit! God Has Spoken
The only way in which God can be known is through His self-revelation. Man cannot get to know God through his own effort. God reveals Himself to man because of the covenant that He made with mankind. In this article the author highlights some modern threats to gaining this knowledge of God; namely, agnosticism, skepticism, rationalism, and mysticism.
Why the Secession of 1834?
There is nothing so painful to Christians as witnessing the separation of Christ church. This author maintains, however, that sometimes separation is the way to obey Christ. This article looks at the influence of rationalism, biblical criticism and the church and state relationship in the Netherlands leading up to the Secession of 1834.
Defending the Faith: Calvinism and Rationalism
The Age of Rationalism
The Protestant Reformation was a blessing to God's church, since it brought in freedom and liberty for the individual to read and interpret Scripture. However, many reactions to the Potestant Reformation also arose. This article on church history focuses on the rise of rationalism, as well as the teachings of John Wesley and Methodism.