Here are the Top Ten April posts on Quadrivium:
- Faith and Reason: A two part essay dealing with a proper definition of faith as well as its relationship to reason. Part 1, Part 2.
- An Evaluation of the Bundle Theory of Substance: An analysis of a popular theory of substance advocated by the famous skeptic/empiricist David Hume
- The Ethical Quagmire of Designer Babies: A post that investigates the murky waters of bioethics.
- An Evaluation of Descartes’ Claim that the Mind is More Easily Known Than the Body: A post that examines the contents of its formidable title. (Note: this is not an argument against substance dualism, just an evalution of one of Descartes’ arguments for it).
- The Battle for the Mind: German and British Propaganda In the First World War: A post examing the beginnings of modern war propaganda and how it is used to direct the populace.
- What is Christian Art?: Is there such a thing as “Christian” art and how does one recognize it?
- Much Ado About Nothing: Nihilism and Modernist Literature: A four part essay that examines nihilistic themes in the works of three Modernist authors. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4.
- The Nature of Truth: A two part essay that examines the meaning of truth and its underlying principles. Part 1, Part 2.
- There’s Hope For Porn Stars! (sort of): This post analyzes the controversial techniques of a ministry to porn stars along with the misleading statement, “Jesus Loves Porn Stars”.
- Two-Way Tie for Tenth: The Suffocating Soul: A two-part book review and commentary on the various ‘corsets’ and ‘tight slippers’ that suffocate our souls. Part 1, Part 2. And Is Fantasy Escapism?:Is fantasy literature (LOTR, Narnia, etc.) an attempt to escape reality, or does it communicate reality better than any other genre?