Archive | October 2012

We are not called to win souls to Christ

I received a comment on another blog post of mine with the following comment: “Our soul [sic] purpose is to spread the Gospel and win souls to Christ.”

Instead of writing a ridiculously long reply-comment (that is off topic to the point the commenter was making) to this one sentence, I decided instead to make this a blog post instead in order to 1) address this sentence and why I disagreed with it, and 2) This is a topic I think many people haven’t thought through, and I wanted to share my thoughts and get people’s feedback on it. Read More…

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Peter Kreeft on Atheists’ use of the Genetic Fallacy

In an excerpt from his book Socratic Logic, Peter Kreeft explains how people commit the Genetic Fallacy in regards to a person’s psychological reasons for believing in the existence of God, and why using a form of the Genetic Fallacy does not refute the existence of God, or any other belief for that matter. (By the way, the Genetic Fallacy is thinking you have refuted a belief or argument because you have explained the origin of that belief or argument). The excerpt (with my interjections in [ ] brackets) is as follows: Read More…