Let the Mystery Be

Screen Shot 2014-09-15 at 3.20.27 PM David Limbaugh, brother of Rush Limbaugh, believes he has discovered factual proof of the inerrant truth of
God’s word in the Christian gospel. He says he has “evidence.” Since Mr. Limbaugh is a lawyer I take it he means the sort that could be introduced in court. The Christian Gospel itself was the most compelling evidence upon which he relies, according to the book.

Matthew, Mark, Luke and John are not available for cross examination.

I mean no criticism of Mr. Limbaugh and his effort. It clearly enabled him to deal with his previous doubt and I guess every believer does that in his or her own way. Many will find solace in Mr. Limbaugh’s book and if so I think that’s a good thing.

In my philosophy of religion class in college we studied all the philosophical arguments for the existence of God, ontological, teleological, and others I don’t remember the names of. I think there were five in all. They were compelling arguments, but it was all philosophy, or perhaps theology. None of it was evidence.

I’m with Iris Dement on the ineffable existence of God, so I’ll just “let the mystery be:”

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