• Alumni Grad Group

    Alumni Association Hosts Christmas Commencement Celebration

    Dr. and Mrs. Sloan, along with the Alumni Board of Directors and staff, hosted a Christmas Commencement Celebration for the 2015 December graduates to welcome them as the newest members of the Alumni Association and to introduce them to their fellow alumni.  The HBU Alumni Board of Director’s Chair, Rachel David BA ’09 shared her …

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  • The City Winter 2015

    What Is Wrong with the New Atheism?

    By Robert B. Stewart The “New Atheists” are the rock stars of the unbelieving world. Their books are New York Times bestsellers. The y are the speakers that secular masses pine over. So what is the New Atheism? “ The New Atheism” is a term coined by Gar y Wolf in his red  magazine article, …

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  • The City Winter 2015

    The Classic Design Argument for God’s Existence

    By Melissa Cain Travis Is the design argument for the existence of God obsolete ? Many claim so, and the alleged demise is often traced back to the philosophy of David Hume, whose 1779  Dialogues Concerning  Natural  Religion excoriated  natural  theology. Agnostic philosopher of science Michael Ruse has remarked that when it comes to the …

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  • What Jesus’ Enemies Said About Him

    Historical Jesus research focuses on what we can know about Jesus with reasonable certainty and apart from faith. Stated another way, if one does not assume that the New Testament deserves a privileged position as God’s Word and approaches it historically as one would approach other ancient literature, such as Plutarch’s Lives and Suetonius’ Twelve …

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  • Turning the Other Cheek: A Non-Intuitive Command

    n the latter half of the second century CE, c. 175, a Platonist philosopher named Celsus wrote a critique of Christianity titled The True Word (Logos Alēsē). We do not known how widely it circulated, but several decades later the Christian philosopher-theologian Origen of Alexandria embraced the challenge of refuting the work’s claims. Origen’s Contra …

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