Yesterday in an interview on Face the Nation Paul Ryan was asked how many people will lose coverage if the American Health Care Act is passed. His non-answer answer: “I can’t answer that question.” Ryan continued: “It’s up to the people.” He then went on to explain: “Here’s the premise of your question. Are you going to stop mandating […]
Hell we go again
Linda responds to my Calvinist critique as follows: “No matter how you slice it, the Bible is clear that many will go to Hell. Is not the real problem is [sic] that many go to Hell, yet God could of made it where all go to Heaven?” Not according to the traditional Arminian free will response. On […]
Will there be free will in heaven?
Last week a pastor emailed me and asked the question: how can we be free in heaven if we will not be able to do evil things? I have heard this question enough to know that has occurred to many reflective Christians. And even if it does not have the existential grip of some other big […]
From typing on a keyboard to the soul
I am going to be getting back to The Christian Delusion next week, but you see this week I am teaching a 1 week intensive course in systematic theology so I’m trying to find time merely for something short and delightful for y’all. (1 week intensive courses are, for the professor, the closest equivalent of […]