The Grand Coherence
The Compelling "Bayesian" Case for Christ
by Nathan Smith
To what extent, and on what grounds, are we justified in claiming to know the truth of the Christian faith?
This old question is perennially in need of fresh answers. The content of Christianity is constant, but the reasons for believing in it vary from person to person and age to age. There are interwoven into the life story of every Christian certain confirmations of so intimate a nature that they can hardly be expressed, and must be far less persuasive as reports than they were as experiences. In addition to such private evidence, there has always been a public case for Christianity, consisting of arguments that appeal to . . .
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