IS CHRISTIAN FAITH JUST A PSYCHOLOGICAL CRUTCH?
Answered by Jim Sire
Isn't Christian faith just a psychological crutch? This is a real question from someone who has been surfing the web and finding The Mars Hill Forum. When I am talking with university students, I frequently hear precisely this question or ones very like it. It merits an answer.
Actually, the simple answer to this question is no. Hardly anything is "just" some other fairly simple thing. Whatever else Christian faith is, it is not "just" a psychological crutch. But other questions on the same issue should not be dismissed so easily. Try these, for example: (1) What is