The UK’s Telegraph claimed Friday that they had disproved the Bible: “Study disproves the Bible’s suggestion that the ancient Canaanites were wiped out.” The story and its fake headline have gone viral.1 Editor’s Note: Since the publication of Gary’s original article (below), among many others, the Telegraph was so hounded by public outcry from Christians pointing […]
The Bounds of Love: An Introduction to God’s Law of Liberty Master Table of Contents My concise definition of Theonomy raises some important questions. For this reason, a fuller treatment is in order to address at least a couple of these. For example, is Theonomy primarily concerned only with civil government or politics? The short […]
Fiction was ambling along on his way to the movies, when Well-meaning Christian stepped out of the woods with a Condemnation Machine. Fiction was very afraid, but thankfully had a copy of the Bible in his back pocket. After reading some parables and poetic images in his defense, he felt safe from harm, until Well-meaning Christian pulled out a subtlety adapter +1 and attached it to his condemnation machine. Well-meaning Christian pointed the newly accessorized weapon at Fiction’s cousin, Fantasy. Well-meaning Christian would take no excuses from Fiction. He wanted Fantasy to speak for himself. When we left, Fantasy was poised to give a reason for his existence, but then the narrator abruptly concluded the episode, leaving Fantasy in a pitiable whirlpool of anxiety… Until now!
Is the fantasy genre really all that fantastic? Is it the worthy product of the imagination or the rotten fruit of vain speculation? Religious viewers of fictional stories often debate whether fantasy stories are safe entertainment or dangerous, subtle subversion of their essential values. Is there a place for magical, fantastical stories from other worlds necessitating deviations on real-world principles? Michael Minkoff exposes fact from fiction in today’s Movieology!