The Irrationalism of Rational Thought

Can someone who rejects God as He has revealed Himself in Scripture be consistently rational? Cornelius Van Til, a 20th century Christian apologist and theologian, frequently demonstrated the inherent irrationalism of all non-Biblical worldviews. One of his students, John Frame, has applied this insight to many of the major philosophical thinkers and movements of western … Continue reading The Irrationalism of Rational Thought

Review of The City of God and the Goal of Creation

Buy from AmazonBuy from WTS Books The concept of “city” has long been of interest to theologians and biblical scholars, from Augustine’s apology for the destruction of Rome and account of the war between the City of man and the City of God (The City of God) to contemporary interest in cities among Christian sociologists … Continue reading Review of The City of God and the Goal of Creation

A Review of What is the Gospel? by Greg Gilbert

Buy from AmazonBuy 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 … Continue reading A Review of What is the Gospel? by Greg Gilbert

Christians and the World: The Ethics of a City on a Hill

14 “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. 16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may … Continue reading Christians and the World: The Ethics of a City on a Hill

The Christian Worldview (3): Epistemology (a)

Books have been written on what the Bible says about epistemology, so I cannot hope in a few pages to provide a comprehensive epistemology. The best book in this regard, I believe, is John Frame’s The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God. I intend here to highlight a few salient points of a biblical epistemology based … Continue reading The Christian Worldview (3): Epistemology (a)