Abstraction within the Biblical worldview is not an impersonal idea but a perceived relationship between particular objects.
Abstract thought is essential to everyday life, yet some hate it and others are not aware of it. What is abstract thought and what is a biblical view of it?
There are many books written today that are too long to be useful or too short to be helpful. The Pastor and Counseling strikes a careful balance, with enough meat in a package digestible for the busy pastor or counselor.
Modern Protestant Theology has been described by some as “theology become anthropology.” This description is particularly apt for the theologies found in three significant works of modern philosophy and theology, Hume’s Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, Hegel’s Philosophy of History, and Feuerbach’s The Essence of Christianity. These are not the only ones that fit this description—the … Continue reading The Deifying of Man in Modern Philosophy
By all evidence, Herman Dooyeweerd, the Dutch professor of law and philosopher, was a man if great intellect and learning. This is evident even in his little book, In the Twilight of Western Thought, intended as an introduction to his philosophy. However, for all his learning, Dooyeweerd does not succeed in clearly articulating his thought—which, … Continue reading Review of In the Twilight of Western Thought