Apologetics: 12 Quotes for Christian Thinkers
It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes… we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions – especially selfish ones. – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Not every statement by a scientist is a statement of science. – John Lennox
Darwinism was an interesting idea in the 19th century, when handwaving explanations gave a plausible, if not properly scientific, framework into which we could fit biological facts. However, what we have learned since the days of Darwin throws doubt on natural selection’s ability to create complex biological systems – and we still have little more than handwaving as an argument in its favor.– Dr. Colin Reeves
The problem is not only to win souls but to save minds. If you win the whole world and lose the mind of the world, you will soon discover you have not won the world. Indeed, it may turn out you have actually lost the world. – Charles Malik
The best data we have [concerning the Big Bang] are exactly what I would have predicted had I nothing to go on but the five books of Moses, the Psalms, and the Bible as a whole. – Arno Penzias (Nobel Laureate in Physics, 1978)
I find it as difficult to understand a scientist who does not acknowledge the presence of a superior rationality behind the existence of the universe as it is to comprehend a theologian who would deny the advances of science. – Werner von Braun
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The trouble with people is not that they don’t know, but that they know so much that ain’t so. – Josh Billings
If ours is an examined faith, we should be unafraid to doubt. There is no believing without some doubting, and believing is all the stronger for understanding and resolving doubt. – Os Guinness
There are two ways to slide easily through life: to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.
– Alfred Korzybski
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd. – Utterly Russell
Belief is not what ultimately matters—truth is. In other words, people are entitled to their own beliefs, but they are not entitled to their own truth. Our believing something is true does not make it true. The Bible isn’t true simply because I have faith. Truth is what corresponds to reality—telling it like it is. – Jonathan Morrow
The antitheist is quick to excoriate all religious belief by generically laying the blame at the door of all who claim to be religious, without distinction. By the same measure, why is there not an equal enthusiasm to distribute blame for violence engendered by some of the irreligious? – Ravi Zacharias
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