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What Is the Pantheist Answer to Evil?

| February 18, 2015

The universal human experience of evil is a problem for all worldviews, not just Christianity. Philosopher Norm Geisler, in his book If God, Why Evil?: A New Way to Think About the Question, explains that there are three main views on evil that come from the “big three” worldviews of pantheism, atheism, theism. Pantheism affirms God […]

Do Eckhart Tolle’s Teachings Contradict Christianity?

| April 30, 2010

Post Author: Bill Pratt Recently I learned that a local church was hosting “Bible studies” based on Eckhart Tolle’s teachings.  So, does Tolle agree with the teachings of Christianity?  Is it appropriate to promote his beliefs in a Christian church? First, let me admit that I have not read his books personally, but I have […]

Avatar: An Apologetic for Pantheism

| January 25, 2010

Post Author: Bill Pratt About a month ago, columnist Russ Douthat wrote a brilliant column about pantheism, the religion of Hollywood.  Pantheism is the belief that the world is God and God is the world.  The pantheist God is not personal, but is Nature itself. Douthat notes that this view of God has been popular […]

Does God Know What I Will Freely Do? Part 2

| September 6, 2009

Post Author: Bill Pratt Yesterday, I posted on the issue of free will and God’s knowledge of of human free acts in the future.  This is an area the church has grappled with for centuries.  But how do other major worldviews deal with this issue? Most atheists think they can avoid the issue by denying […]

Is the Natural World Part of God?

| May 18, 2009

Post Author: Bill Pratt  Sometimes Christians say things like, “When I see a beautiful flower, I see God.”  It is a common experience, when witnessing a thing of great beauty, to comment that it reminds one of God.  In fact, this sense of God’s presence is part of the blessing of being a Christian. However, […]

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