Why is Studying Theology Important for Christians?

“What a man thinks when he thinks of God is the most important fact about him.” — A. W. Tozer There are several reasons why the study of theology is important for Christians but it seems that in today’s times, it is more important than ever so that Christians do not fall into false teaching,…

Enlightenment Thinking and the Art that it Inspired

The Scientific Revolution sprung out of the Renaissance and suggested that individual human beings can interpret the world through experimentation on and within nature. This gave rise to Enlightenment thinking, where the type of knowledge coming from science became the accepted and only way in which objective truth claims could be validated. This effectively split…

Culture Making is “Being Doers of the Word”

“Confusion heard his voice, and wild Uproar Stood ruled, stood vast Infinitude confined; Till at his second bidding Darkness fled, Light shone, and order from disorder sprung.” — John Milton, Paradise Lost Book III Christians, we’ve spent a lot of time on studying Scripture, but what about obeying it and doing it? I want to…

The Failure of Frodo

“And so sovereign Providence has often produced a remarkable effect–evil men making other evil men good. For some, when they think they suffer injustice at the hands of the worst of men, burn with hatred for evil men, and being eager to be different from those they hate, have reformed and become virtuous. It is…

Love Beyond Reason

“He spake of love, such love as spirits feel in worlds whose course is equable and pure: No fears to beat away – no strife to heal, the past unsighed for, and the future sure.”” — William Wordsworth Children is a Sangam lyric composed within the Akam sub-genre, poetry that captures a view of the…

Do “Christian Values” Convey Moral Truth?

“Moral experience—the actual possession and exercise of good character—is necessary truly to understand moral principles and profitably to apply them..” — Aristotle, Ethics When people use the term “values”, what they are likely referring to is objective morality. Such a person is communicating that they believe there are moral facts that tell us what one ought…

Critical Race Theory and Christians…

“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy” — William Shakespeare, Hamlet One topic that is of high interest and impacting the body of Christ are the ideas presented by Critical Race Theory (hereafter, “CRT”). The idea itself may be appealing to Christians because they are rightly…