I never really had much interest in growing up, though it is admittingly useful. And if my age […]
Ever since I found myself apart of the confessional reformed church, I have always been struck by the reversal of roles that often occurs in the “liturgies” of contemporary evangelicalism, more so that I have been removed from the Sabbath practices of American Evangelicalism, specifically. Dr. Horton, more succinctly than I, identifies the unintentional estrangement from the historic worshipping church that results from the reorientation of biblical anthropology and ecclesiology.
As the Government of the United States of America is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian […]
The social gospel, the belief that Church has the skills and obligation to ameliorate the moral deficiencies society, […]
“What a stimulus to seek after the true and full knowledge of Christ is the realized conviction of […]
I’ve come to the conclusion, that, while equality is a noble and necessary pursuit, it is also one […]
The freedom of religion is not primarily concerned with private devotion but rather that of public worship. It is a display of the freedom of conscience which, if removed to merely the privacy of silence, becomes a privation of faith which results in a practical, if not literal, atheism.
Over the years I’ve heard or read about the idea of “redeeming” music or literature or education or government…you get the picture. If it exists and functions in society as an institution of some sort, there’s always someone in the Church that wants to sound the call to redeem it. What they really mean is that they want to sanitize it in order to make it palatable or useful according to whatever manner of constructs that their pietistic sensibilities have conjured up.
Martyr: 1. a person who willingly suffers death rather than renounce his or her religion. 2. a person who […]
Modernity’s insistence upon the quantifiable and its suspicion of anything that existentially intrudes upon the clean lines it […]