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Articles tagged Argument

The Use of Scripture in Public Discourse

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Public and Private Discourse Public discourse is any branch of reason intended for use by the population at large. By contrast, private discourse is reasoning used among members of an organization be it a family, a church, a group of friends, or a club. The patterns...
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What if Adam and Eve had been Challenge Students?

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by Brian
Tuesday, 05 November, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Recently, a few of our city commissioners tried to pass an ordinance that was clearly unbiblical. As I was discussing it with others, I stumbled upon a disturbing trend. While everyone I talked with agreed that the ordinance was wrong, most could not effectively...
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Peace Talks

We all know, from watching political events unfold as well as from negotiating with our children over school work, bed times, chores, and sibling squabbles, that ‘peace talks’ are a way to resolve conflict. How many of us realize, however, that the activity of...
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Two Great Gifts

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by Jonathan
Friday, 30 November, 2012
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Of all the intellectual tools I have been given over the years, there are two that stand out as exceedingly valuable for me. Both of these were bequeathed to me by my parents through the example they set for me; they never taught me these things directly, but I was...
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