Thoughts on the science/religion rift

The deeper cause for the rift is trying to use either science or religion as a skeleton key to unlock the answers to both practical and more existential questions.

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

“We might like it, but it’s not in the Bible, so…”

This is a companion piece to another post of mine, “We might not like it, but it’s in the Bible, so…” Occasionally I see people back away from their theological hunches, or at least decide to remain agnostic about them, because try as they might they just can’t see “where the Bible teaches it.” The […]

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

St. John Chrysostom: Scripture as the second best course

It would be indeed meet for us not at all to require the aid of the written word, but to exhibit a life so pure, that the grace of the Spirit should be instead of books to our souls, and that as these are inscribed with ink, even so should our hearts be with the […]

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Can “evangelicalism” include me?

Will twenty-first century evangelicals be able to make their peace with a culture of Christianity characterized as “without inerrancy, with women, without young earth, with social justice”? Daniel Kirk hopes so. I hope so, too! This would be a great development. But I have some misgivings about the prospect when I consider certain defining characteristics […]

Thursday, October 7th, 2010