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“The Hunger Games” and Human Nature

The Hunger Games is great fiction. It takes the viewer or reader on an adventurous ride to a post-apocalyptic future, frighteningly reminiscent of ancient Rome’s barbaric approach to “public entertainment.” As the story unfolds, the protagonist – a 16-year-old girl whose hunting [Read More]

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Is Our Will Truly Free?

In a recent post, I argued that God, despite His immense power, does not force us to accept Him. In the end, He respects our freedom by allowing us the choice of whether to let Him in or to say [Read More]

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Is God Pro-Abortion? A Response to Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks

written by Aaron Brake Receiving your news and information from late night television, comedy shows, or internet political commentary can often leave you misinformed, especially when hosts address topics in which they have no expertise. Such is the case in [Read More]

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Why Growing Closer To God Is Such a Slow Process

My last post addressed the question whether free will could truly be said to exist if one believes, as Christianity teaches, that man is born with original sin. I argued that man remains free, despite this fallen nature, because he acts [Read More]

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Why We Remain Free Despite Our Fallen Nature

Evil is not a created thing, but is instead the measure of the extent to which a particular thought or act deviates from “the good.” That was the point of a recent.  Drawing on the work of Augustine and other early [Read More]

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