Abstraction within the Biblical worldview is not an impersonal idea but a perceived relationship between particular objects.
Buy from WTS Books Within the church today there are many different answers to the question "what is the Gospel?" Though we find Christians in our churches who can articulate magnificently the five points of the TULIP or the remonstrants or who can point to every verse in Scripture referring to the baptism in the Spirit … Continue reading A Review of What is the Gospel? by Greg Gilbert
Ethics is traditionally the third realm covered by philosophy. Once we know what is (metaphysics) and how we have knowledge (epistemology), it is then necessary to ask, what do we do? How does one act in such a world? If our metaphysic posits that what is real is not the physical world but the immaterial … Continue reading The Christian Worldview (4): Ethics (a)
Because we do not have exhaustive knowledge of the universe—because we do not know how any one thing relates to all other things—we will only ever know anything in part. Certainty in our knowledge must come from the One who knows all things, who can assure us that this would still be true even if … Continue reading The Christian Worldview (3): Epistemology (c)
In the late 19th century, Friedrich Nietzsche captured in striking words the chaos into which the 20th and 21st century world would be plunged, writing in his The Gay Science¸ What were we doing when we unchained this earth from its sun? Where is it moving to now? Where are we moving to? Away from … Continue reading The Moral Act of Reading: A Response to Deconstructionism