"Agnosticism" Article Items

Religious Belief

The Big Bang is the creation event of the universe occurring 13.78 billion years ago. The theological implications are obvious.

Posted on December 28, 2019 by

Categories: Cosmology, Philosophical, Science

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Emerging cosmology is consistent with religious belief and not with atheism.  That is a remarkable statement only because it is correct. I have always loved astronomy. While I was in high school, I was President of the Astronomy Club for three years, ground my telescope mirrors, and seriously considered going into astronomy as a career.  Religious belief seems to be consistent with emerging new cosmology. I was the kid who would go to the public library and check out the books on astronomy. I got to the point where I had read all the popular astronomy books written for the… Read More »

God and the Problem of Evil

Evil

Posted on November 27, 2019 by

Categories: Philosophical

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One of the most difficult aspects of understanding God and the problem of evil is the amount of evil there is in the world. Innocent children die from cancer, terrible tragedies occur all the time, natural disasters wiping out thousands of people, wars consume the treasuries of countries, countless children starve every day while food rots in warehouses. We shake our heads and wonder how a good God would allow such evil to occur. God and the problem of evil throughout the world is the greatest difficulty for most people for believing in God. Everybody has known some evil in… Read More »

Being an Agnostic

Bible with Hands

Posted on October 6, 2019 by

Categories: Philosophical

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An agnostic is somebody who states he “does not know” about the existence of God.  Being an agnostic means you accept the possibility that there might be a God but remain unconvinced of his existence. The term was originally proposed by Thomas Huxley in 1869 who said, It simply means that a man shall not say he knows or believes that which he has no scientific grounds for professing to know or believe. The basic idea of Huxley’s objection is that the existence of God is unknowable – it is not possible to say without a doubt whether God either… Read More »