Articles authored by J.P.
  • Ethical Egoism and Biblical Self-Interest

    October 13, 2010

    One can affirm a biblical concept of self-interest without affirming ethical egoism. This article attempts to show how and why that can be the case.

  • Problems with Jaegwon Kim’s Version of Physicalism

    October 6, 2010

    A critical review of Jaegwon’s Kim’s “Physicalism, or Something Near Enough.”

  • What is Knowledge?

    October 4, 2010

    Christianity is not some mere faith-tradition. It is a knowledge tradition. This article explores this important fact in light of the question, “What is Knowledge?”

  • Christianity and Non-Empirical Knowledge

    October 4, 2010

    In this article, J.P. discusses how the senses are wonderful guides for providing us with empirical knowledge, but they are inadequate as guides for non-empirical knowledge. Both are genuine, both are important, and both are biblical.

  • Observations About Jesus and Healthcare

    September 11, 2010

    Jesus’ view of healthcare may not be what you think

  • Worldview and Vocation

    August 19, 2010

    How does a worldview integrate with the ordinariness of life? How should we think about our vocation in light of our worldview? J.P. explores these questions and more in this informative article.

  • Apologetic Character

    August 14, 2010

    J.P. discusses how and why the Christian in general, and the local church in particular, should aim to have a well-formed, skillful apologetic character and presence in their world.