(Review) Beyond the Modern Age

In Beyond the Modern Age: An Archaeology of Contemporary Culture Bob Goudzwaard (Free University Amsterdam) and Craig Bartholomew (Redeemer College) provide an in-depth examination and critique of four modern worldviews. These four worldviews are: 1) the classical modern worldview, 2) the structural-critical worldview, 3) the cultural-critical worldview, and 4) postmodernism. In formulating their critique they leanContinue reading “(Review) Beyond the Modern Age”

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Book Review – Christianity on Trial by W. Mark Lanier

It seems like our culture is obsessed with the legal process – whether its Lindsay Lohan’s latest exploits, arrest, and trial; Oscar Pistorius trial for killing his girlfriend; Amanda Knox on trial in Italy; or the scandalous O.J. Simpson Trial. We Americans love trials (or maybe we just love seeing people get punished…), now W.Continue reading “Book Review – Christianity on Trial by W. Mark Lanier”

Tuning our Hearts to the Gospel Through the Psalms

Christians throughout history have always read the Psalms as containing hints and clues about Jesus Christ. This however usually boils down to a series of “proof texts” i.e. Psalm 2, Psalm 22, Psalm 72, etc. N.T. Wright agrees about the fact that the Psalms do in fact point to Jesus. Everything written about me inContinue reading “Tuning our Hearts to the Gospel Through the Psalms”

Noah: A Sin-Full Movie Review

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. – St. Paul Without a doubt Aaron Aronofsky’s rendition of the Noah story falls short of the glory of its telling in the book of Genesis. At times it cheesy, at times its confusing, at times it doesn’t make sense, and at timesContinue reading “Noah: A Sin-Full Movie Review”

Edwards and Franklin (Pt. 5)

Over the last few days (with a few interruptions in between) we have been comparing Jonathan Edwards with Benjamin Franklin. So far we have seen how different they were in their religious upbringings, their attitude towards tradition, and their views on virtue. Today we wrap up this series by comparing their views on science andContinue reading “Edwards and Franklin (Pt. 5)”