Diving for lobster on the island of Mauritius one evening, adventurous Ian MacCormack was stung by a group of box jellyfish. Given that the venom of one can kill a person in four minutes, by the time the ambulance came for Ian, his body was completely paralyzed, and necrosis had started to set into his bone marrow.

Hot on the heels of last week’s post, I came across a couple of interesting articles in regard to the Covid crisis affecting the United States of America. The first was comparing the approach taken by most European countries who have managed to stabilise the infection rate of Covid in a way that America has yet […]

Today we start a new series which asks questions as to whether God has provided only one route for believers to be forgiven and restored. At the heart of this issue lurks a huge ‘elephant in the room’ because faced with the binary choice of believing one religion over all others, we soon come to […]

Inclusivism Like the pluralist, the Christian inclusivist also believes that God is made known through each of the world religions. However, where they differ is that the inclusivist believes that full and complete knowledge of the Divine can only be gained through Jesus Christ. To understand the dynamics of this inclusivist approach, it is necessary […]

At the risk of disappointing some who will think the pluralist argument outlined in the last post is a convincing one, let us now consider some of the major flaws that are within it. The Blind Scribes Although there are many problems with the pluralist illustration of the ‘Blind Scribes,’ I will concentrate on just […]

In the last two posts we considered how the only difference between believers and non-believers is the issue of experience – or put another way, whether the person can attest to having experienced God in some tangible way that convinces him or her of this reality in terms of what can be physically, spiritually, mentally […]

At the end of the last post, I suggested how the gap between people that believe in God and those who don’t is actually quite small – bear with me, all will be explained… I first became aware of this one evening while running the Tough Question’s Forum in which believers and non-believers (for use […]