A Mathematician's Thoughts on Faith

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2009.07.01 C.S. Lewis and the Moral Code
I have been re-reading C.S. Lewis's story of his attempt to disprove the existence of God, and I find it truly fascinating. He faced two major difficulties in doing so. First, if one believes there is...
tags: atheism cs-lewis morality

2008.11.24 A Relational Universe
I was just watching a TED Talk by Lee Smolin on Science and Democracy . Smolin is a well-known theoretical physicist known especially for his work in quantum gravity and string theory. I have read...
tags: networks relationships science universe

2007.09.30 Contradictions, Wisdom and Blaise Pascal
I've been reading Blaise Pascal lately, mathematician turned theologian, and am amazed at the insights he has into the Christian faith. One of the conclusions I have come to in my recent life is that...
tags: blaise contradiction logic paradox pascal proof wisdom

2006.02.26 What I Do Not Want To Do
for in my inner being i delight in God's law; but i see another law at work in the members of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin at work within...
tags: paradox physical spiritual

2006.01.19 Soggy Bread
cast your bread upon the waters, for after many days you will find it again. [ecc.11.1] When I was 10 I thought this meant you'd get soggy bread, but I think God has shown me what this really means ...
tags: blessing

2006.01.03 What Do You Want?
I've been thinking lately about desire. blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled [mat.5.6]. There's many things I've wanted in life, but nothing comes about...
tags: desire hunger righteousness want

2005.08.09 Who and Why
This is who I am: for i am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all...
tags: identity me run why

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