Is it possible to encounter God through mystical experience? And if so, is it possible that this experience could provide the rational basis for belief in, and even knowledge of, God? Joseph Hinman has studied this topic extensively and his answer to both questions is yes. Mr. Hinman has an MTS from the Perkins School of […]
Can a subjective, private religious experience be veridical?
It has been a long while since I engaged anything written by John Loftus. (Though I still think our book God or Godless is an excellent primer to the God debates.) But today I decided to provide a response to a brief new article he wrote titled “Subjective Private Religious Experiences Prove Nothing!” As I said, the article […]
Justin Schieber’s objections to the proper basicality of theism considered
In my March 8th debate with Justin Schieber I offered three arguments, the first of which was concerned with defending the claim that belief in God can be properly basic. In his rebuttal Justin offered a couple arguments. I’m going to respond briefly to these two arguments here. Universal Sanction Objection Justin’s main rebuttal to my argument […]