Once upon a visit to Disney World and Epcot Center in Orlando, my best friend and I tried to concoct a photograph of him standing with arms upheld and the great Epcot “Spaceship Earth” (the big silver ball) in the background in such a way as it appeared that he was carrying the massive ball by his own strength. We never quite got the angle right, but the idea entertained us enough to try several times.
Once liberals define a word or give meaning to a political verbal weapon like hate speech, they own it. Abortion is about being “pro-choice” not pro-abortion. Homosexuality is not about sexual relations with people of the same sex; it’s about “gay pride,” whatever that means. And that’s the point. Ambiguity is the name of the […]
(From the author’s Biblical Logic: In Theory and Practice) After God comes the second major covenantal point, Man; but this refers to man as the Image of God, and thus God’s representative on earth. Representation plays a central role in a Biblical worldview, as Adam represented all mankind in his fall, and as Christ represents […]
International spies, political intrigue, deadly secrets, and harrowing action… these are startling and compelling qualities for the American version of the Israeli film called ‘The Debt’. Does this dark film addressing controversial political topics shed light on moral absolutes like truth and justice? Find out now on Movieology!
In the New Testament, the Greek word for "authority" is sometimes translated as "power." Even though there is a separate Greek word for power, the concepts of power and authority are so intimately connected in the Western mind, that modern translators often view them as synonyms. But translations aside, there is a biblical distinction that should be made between authority and power.