Phillip E. Johnson
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Phillip E. Johnson
The second advantage claimed for naturalism is that it is equivalent to rationality, because it assumes a model of reality in which all events are…
The monopoly of science in the realm of knowledge explains why evolutionary biologists do not find it meaningful to address the question whether the Darwinian…
The assumption that nature is all there is, and that nature has been governed by the same rules at all times and places, makes it…
Some theists in evolutionary science acquiesce to these tacit rules and retain a personal faith while accepting a thoroughly naturalistic picture of physical reality.
No doubt it is true that science cannot study God, but it hardly follows that God had to keep a safe distance from everything that…
Most importantly, I agree that the truth of these matters should be determined by interpretation of scientific evidence – experiments, fossil studies and the like.
In the most important sense a creationist is a person who believes in creation, and that includes people who believe that Genesis is a myth…
First, Darwinian theory tells us how a certain amount of diversity in life forms can develop once we have various types of complex living organisms…
Evolutionary biologists are not content merely to explain how variation occurs within limits, however. They aspire to answer a much broader question-which is how complex…
According to the scientific naturalist version of cosmic history, nature is a permanently closed system of material effects that can never be influenced by something…
So one reason the science educators panic at the first sign of public rebellion is that they fear exposure of the implicit religious content in…
To philosophical materialists God is no more than an idea in the human mind, and not a very important idea.
Truth as such is not a particularly important concept in naturalistic philosophy.
As a theist I believe that God exists and that God creates.
All the most prominent Darwinists proclaim naturalistic philosophy when they think it safe to do so.
If modernist naturalism were true, there would be no objective truth outside of science. In that case right and wrong would be a matter of…
Evolutionary naturalism takes the inherent limitations of science and turns them into a devastating philosophical weapon: because science is our only real way of knowing…
In short, the proposition that God was in any way involved in our creation is effectively outlawed, and implicitly negated.
In short, it is not that evolutionary naturalists have been less brazen than the scientific creationists in holding science hostage, but rather that they have…
A constitutional democracy is in serious trouble if its citizenry does not have a certain degree of education and civic virtue.
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