Objectivity is Not Neutrality

I came across a paragraph in Thomas Haskell’s Objectivity is Not Neutrality that I think bears on so much more than merely historical studies. The concept that objectivity is not neutrality can and should apply to may matters of judgement: What I champion under the rubric “objectivity” is not neutrality or passionlessness but that “vital minimumContinue reading “Objectivity is Not Neutrality”

Pannenberg on History and Truth for Method

Having given a brief overview of Chapter 1 of ST1 I would now like to highlight two key themes in this section of Pannenberg’s work. These two themes also play a key role in the rest of ST1. These themes are 1) truth and 2) history. History First regarding the theme of “history.” In theContinue reading “Pannenberg on History and Truth for Method”

Exposed – What’s Under Your Mask?

“Do you not know that there comes a midnight hour when everyone has thrown off his mask? Do you believe that life will always let itself be mocked? Do you think you can slip away a little before midnight to avoid this? Or are you not terrified by it? – Soren Kierkegaard What’s Under YourContinue reading “Exposed – What’s Under Your Mask?”

Free EBook – Uncovered by Rod Tucker

Let’s be honest for a minute – on a scale of 1 to 10 – how honest and open do you think you are? How honest are you with yourself? Your own sins, your own baggage, your own issues, etc. How honest are you with other? Do you feel like you can share your mistakes,Continue reading “Free EBook – Uncovered by Rod Tucker”

Book Review – How Do We Know? An Introduction to Epistemology by Dew and Foreman

A while ago I had the opportunity to write a review of Mark Foreman’s A Prelude to Philosophy. I absolutely loved the book – I recommended it to Christians who are becoming interested in philosophy, Christians who are taking philosophy as a college major, Christian philosophy professors, and college ministers who have students taking philosophyContinue reading “Book Review – How Do We Know? An Introduction to Epistemology by Dew and Foreman”

There Are No Atheists

I have often heard it said that there are no such thing as atheists, even atheists believe in God. Now, no atheist would ever agree to this proposition, however I always believed that it was a clever play on words (to be an atheist = (literally) to be  “without” “god.” Hence you need to believeContinue reading “There Are No Atheists”

Book Review: Seized By Truth by Joel Green

Joel B. Green, Seized by Truth: Reading the Bible as Scripture. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2007. There are numerous books on how to read the Bible, ranging from books which are devotional in nature to books that are scholarly. Usually the there is a gap between the type of readings that these books advocate for; devotionalContinue reading “Book Review: Seized By Truth by Joel Green”