Category: Tactics

How to maneuver effectively in conversation.


What is Classical Theism? (Part 3)

In part 1 of this series, I explained what I mean by metaphysical demonstrations that lead to the God of classical theism. In part 2, I summarized an Aristotelian argument and defended the first two...


What is Classical Theism (Part 2)

In part 1, we laid out some of the groundwork distinguishing “signpost arguments” for something supernatural from “metaphysical demonstrations” for the God of classical theism. Now, in part 2, we examine one of these...


What is Classical Theism? (Part 1)

What is classical theism? It’s important enough to become the name of my website. Catholic Philosopher Edward Feser writes: I have often complained that it is not just New Atheist types, but too many...


Why Not Take Pascal’s Wager?

In one conversation this summer, a non-religious friend told me he thought both sides of an atheist-theist debate defended a rational position. He responded like this to the book An Atheist and a Christian Walk...


Evil is a Problem for Atheism

In a previous post, I explained how various tenets of the Catholic Christian worldview fit with the facts of evil and suffering in the world. In this post, I consider how the facts of...


Answering Atheist Memes (Part 2)

On the Facebook page for Classical theism, the atheists only seem to interact through memes. So, I’ve decided that I will answer any memes they post! In the future, I can simply respond, “I’ve...