If there is no God, can there be morality? I’m not asking whether atheists are moral people and do moral things. They do, but by what unimpeachable and ultimate standard? An atheist might say that certain laws are good for the advancement of the species. But let’s not forget that as an evolved species (according […]
The following article discusses the relationship between power and authority, primarily focusing on the nature of power and its abuse in political and ecclesiastical circles. This abuse is true in general for the world, but far to often (the vast majority of the time) for Christians as well. Simply put, authority is “right” while power […]
Over the years, many critics as well as honest inquirers have reacted to the idea of a comprehensive biblical worldview with something like a trained skepticism. Unbelievers and many Christians alike don’t fully understand how the Bible can actually apply to every area of life. When they hear the idea, they react with confusion or […]
Last week I wrote on the Planks of Communism as they have manifested in America. I have to admit that their manifestation is, in some cases, not total, but that they have begun to manifest should be almost as worrying. I ended the piece with the promise that this week I would reveal the surprising reason why Marx succeeded in America, and the Christian culture that let him in.
Once or twice a year or so, someone asks me about something a critic says about “Theonomy,” usually because they have encountered some straw man version of it. They are now confused and want clarification. “So and so has said this. . . .” “Have you seen this link? . . .” Such occasions are […]