Monday, July 25, 2011

You Should Get to Know Gödel

Probably very, very few of you know Gödel's incompleteness theorems, or why they're so important.  Please put aside any fear of math and logic you might have, and read this short article by Perry Marshall, "Mathematics Needs God."   

Perry's article is an extremely readable and understandable account of the theorems will greatly strengthen your faith, your ability to minister effectively with post-moderns and relativists, and your insights in how to logically address all the goofy nonsense that's spouted about faith vs. reason and faith vs. science. 

I half-suspect the reason why Gödel's theorems aren't taught systematically in high schools and colleges today is because they're irrefutable and threaten the "comfortable" preferred worldview of so many "smart" people.  

It may seem like odd advice to be asking Bible teachers to learn math theorems, but trust me, this will be worth the effort.  This article is the easiest way to get started. 

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