The Closing of the American Mind

Alan Bloom’s classic (title above) was published in 1984. It could easily have been published this morning with every bit as much relevance as it carried almost 40 years ago. Bloom’s thesis is simple: Think deeply. Think critically. And don’t allow others to do your thinking for you. Refuse to be intellectually bullied. Saul Bellow’s … Continue reading The Closing of the American Mind

Ancient Cancel Culture….and Why It Failed.

I've been teaching weekly through Paul's Letters from Prison.  Presently, we're in Paul's letter to the Ephesians believers. To give some context into what the believers in Ephesus were up against you need to read Acts 19 which recounts Paul's two-year stay in Ephesus. First, Ephesus was the capital of the Roman province of Asia … Continue reading Ancient Cancel Culture….and Why It Failed.

The Hubris of Some Scientists

The hubris of some Scientists. Notice I did not say “the hubris of science”, but "scientists.”  Also, note that I said, "some scientists."  Because there are a host of scholars within the scientific disciplines who have professed their faith in Christ. (For one solid resource for finding scientists who have placed their faith in Christ, … Continue reading The Hubris of Some Scientists

Is the Christian faith compatible with Science?

Is the Christian faith compatible with Science? 100%.  There is no conflict between faith & science. “It’s not science that squeezes God out of the equation. Rather, it’s philosophy that squeezes God out of the equation.” “‘There is no God’ is never a scientific claim, but rather a philosophical claim.” Never allow yourself to be … Continue reading Is the Christian faith compatible with Science?