The – Not So Tempting – Temptations of St. Anthony

No one in the entirety of Europe from the years 1200-1750 had any idea what temptation, or torsos, were. I just came across this hilarious piece of religious-art history. You NEED to look at the whole thing, but here are a few highlights… Just to get this out of the way, I am aware thatContinue reading “The – Not So Tempting – Temptations of St. Anthony”

Christ, Culture, and College Students – A Reformed Perspective (Pt. 3)

After a brief “interruption” with a mini-series on preaching out of Acts 2:42-47 we finally turn back to looking at Christ, Culture, and College students. In the last post we looked at what culture is and we talked about the cultural mandate. Today we turn to our second subject: the transformation of culture. _________________________________ TransformingContinue reading “Christ, Culture, and College Students – A Reformed Perspective (Pt. 3)”

Christ, Culture, and College Students – A Reformed Perspective (Pt. 2)

Last time I had said that “if we do not allow our theory to move into praxis then we have failed to perform the proper task of theology (orthopraxy).” This blog series aims at orthpraxy. Today we look at the first of four theological concepts regarding Christ and Culture and we will see how itContinue reading “Christ, Culture, and College Students – A Reformed Perspective (Pt. 2)”

Calvin, College Students, and the Arts

I work with college students so a discussion regarding Christianity and the arts is a typical occurrence. About a month ago it came up in a different way that I was used to. I was used to being asked, what should Christian involvement in the arts look like? However this time I was asked aContinue reading “Calvin, College Students, and the Arts”