D. A. Carson is acknowledged widely as one of today’s foremost conservative evangelical scholars, certainly in New Testament scholarship. His commentary on the Gospel of John is considered among the very finest. His book Exegetical Fallacies and collaborative Introduction to the New Testament are required reading for seminarians all over the world, and rightly so. […]
Christian Reconstruction has taken some underhanded criticism from Michael Horton and the guys at the White Horse Inn radio, and we have responded to them in the past via the Gary DeMar show podcast. We recently received a real shock, however, when we heard an excerpt of popular preacher Alistair Begg blasting away at Christians for getting involved in politics. His rant – full of wonderful rhetoric – aimed at some vague monster but at least once singled out those Christians who want to “reconstruct” society. His arguments reiterate the same feelings as Horton and gang, but take the rhetoric to an astronomical level.
From my Preface. . . . In December 2010, I assisted in a private interview of a very interesting fellow: Dr. Lyon Tyler, Jr., living grandson of John Tyler, tenth president of the United States. Hard as it may be to believe, Lyon’s Grandpa, President Tyler, was born in 1790, the first full year of George […]
. . . in virtually any area of life, save potentially its God-ordained role of civil justice. But the State can’t solve the problem in the area of race especially, and humanities in general. The more the government stays out the better. But if the void is not filled with individual relationships and private means—business, […]
As we discussed previously, legacy-building, or the lack thereof, impacts our whole nation. So does denying or hindering other communities their God-given right to build their own legacy and family cultures. Most importantly, legacy-building is both inevitable and is not neutral. Legacy-building can be productive and godly or destructive and sinful. Just as we can […]