In 1973, Karl Menninger wrote Whatever Became of Sin? He was responding to a cultural move away from any concept of moral transgression. The sociologists and psychologists of the day redefined what Western Christianity had always considered as sinful fruit of dark and hardened hearts. Instead, they argued that those effects, whether individual or corporate, […]
Cities. For some the word evokes thoughts of skyscrapers, taxi cabs, subway systems, and an integrated nexus of life, lifestyle, and labor. For others the word brings to mind a hurried pace they would better off avoid, a cultural environment where people are reduced to business machinery and secularism rules from an unimpeachable iron throne. […]
In the recent article, “The Three Hebrew Words that Describe Our Time,” opinion writer Martin E. Marty puts his finger on the underlying issue in our current climate of cultural chaos. What are those three Hebrew words? Tohu wa-bohu. This is the phrase that appears in Gen. 1:2, “The earth was without form and void, and darkness was […]
The Speech police are at American doors, especially in the case of same-sex marriage. As someone has said, liberal public opinion promoting same-sex marriage is “evolving in the direction of both theological certainty and illiberal intolerance.” Expressing their own ideological prejudice, liberals want opponents to have absolutely no place in their godless utopia.
Law often functions as the proverbial executioner’s sword to deter unlawful action. But can it also serve as a sculptor’s chisel to help form a more virtuous public? A positive answer to that question has a long and diverse pedigree in Western culture. For Aristotle, a “chief concern of political science is to endue the […]
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Register Here: Columbia, SC Eventby Joshua Gielow | January 10, 2020
The Mind of Christ: Taking Every Thought Captive (Register Here) College students register via email Joshua@truthxchange.com Friday, January 31, 2020 4:30 – PM Registration 6:00 – 6:15 PM Welcome The Gospel Comes with a House Key Dr. Rosaria Butterfield 6:15 – 6:45 PM Break 6:45 – 7:00 PM Sexuality: The Debased Mind or the Mind […]
Impeachment: Quid Pro-Choiceby Dr. Peter Jones | December 24, 2019
This is the essence of “identity politics”— the naked declaration of independence from our Creator. We cannot create a sense of human dignity without appealing to the Creator of human life.