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Wesley R. Elsberry

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(Permalink) Posted: May 25 2002,02:32   

Phillip Johnson: Compares Methodological Naturalism to former Soviet regime

Behind this student movement is a more general intellectual movement that will bear fruit in the coming century. It is a bit thin on the ground for now, but so was the Christian faith in the first century. Materialism as a philosophy is superficially powerful but moribund, as we saw when the Soviet Union collapsed without a struggle a decade ago. Methodological naturalism is a branch on the materialist tree that will lose its power to intimidate when the tree is known to be hanging in midair.

-- Phillip Johnson, Foreword to "Unapologetic Apologetics" (2001)

"You can't teach an old dogma new tricks." - Dorothy Parker

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