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If It Sounds Unbelievable, It Probably Is

by Mark Wastler Mark Wastler is a sheep farmer in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley and an Episcopal priest serving a village church in Maryland. Mark’s spirituality, politics, and way of life have been deeply shaped by agrarian thought and American Pragmatism. He studied...

William James and a Journey into the Land of the Faithfully Unafraid

by Earl Crown Earl Crown teaches high school United States and Modern European history at Chapelgate Christian Academy in suburban Maryland. He has a bachelor’s in history from Messiah College and a master’s in liberal arts from McDaniel College. His scholarly...

Revisiting Evangelicalism and the Desperate Need for Certainty

William Trollinger This post originally appeared on July 30 of this year. We republish it now because we have received a few very interesting posts in response, which we will be publishing here over the next week or so. At the heart of much of evangelical apologetics...

Evangelicalism and the Desperate Need for Certainty

William Trollinger At the heart of much of evangelical apologetics is the promise that you can know that you know the truth. Not think or hope or have faith that you know the truth, but know that you know the truth. In particular, you can know with certainty – it has...

Presuppositionalism, the Fundamentalist Bubble, and Donald Trump

William Trollinger The fundamentalist bubble is not simply a matter of separate schools, institutions, and media. It is also a matter of separate ideas that cannot be challenged or disputed or proven untrue. It is a matter of impregnable presuppositions. At the...