Belief in the Unseen is a Religious and Scientific Principle


Originally published in Patheos   Atheists often mock those who believe in the existence of God, saying that such an absurdity is contrary to common sense.  They say that though the existence of God cannot be conclusively disproven, neither can the existence of Santa Claus, the tooth fairy, or unicorns.  Those who are critical of theism often object on principle, presenting their ideas as...

Understanding The ‘Splitting of the Sea’


Originally Published in The Finger Lakes Times Last month, we ended a discussion about the philosophy of divine punishment with reference to Prophet Moses (peace be upon him) victory over Pharaoh. The “splitting of the sea” was referenced and deserved its own discussion, to which we now turn. Before analyzing the specific events surrounding the “splitting of the sea,” the reader must understand...