HOW I VIEW MEDIA

As a person in the 21st Century, we have more methods of consuming art than ever before. Everywhere we turn is a screen ready to deliver all sorts of useful knowledge to us instantly. The low cost of entry to information allows inputs of every type into our brains, but ironically, we are not a [...]

DOCTRINE AND DOGMA part two

REVELATION All things revealed Philosophically, Christianity’s claim to be God’s ultimate tool rises and falls with how it handles these ideas and questions. Earlier I had mentioned that it is a completely dependant religion. In this sense, Christianity is different than most other belief systems. There are two factors at play which make Christianity ultimately [...]

DOCTRINE AND DOGMA part one

RELIGION the Nature of religion “The world is a vampire...” The words of the Smashing Pumpkins flowed through the airwaves of 1995 with a shocking conviction matched by the disturbingly forceful tenor of lead singer and writer Billy Corgan. This seminal grunge song, an anthem for a growing anti-God nihilism rang out with such bravado [...]

DECONSTRUCTING SALVATION

with contributions by Monte McGary II Introduction Salvation is one of the most debated concepts of Christian theology.  Within the institutionalized organized churches of the Protestant movement, and the Church of Rome, the idea of Salvation has evolved into a doctrine of infinitely intricate explanations.  These explanations have massive ramifications for our view on so [...]

INVERTED APOLOGETICS

a response to the dilemma of Maladaptive Inverted Hermeneutics Introducing Apologetics To have an apologetic method is to have a relationship with the truth. One cannot argue a simple statement, such as that, “Christ is Lord,” without first presupposing definition to these words. To be Lord, must mean something specific. More to the point, to [...]

THE BIBLE AS REVELATION

Why a postmodern Christian should know his Bible A Postmodern language for absolute terms The Bible has always been a work of great contention. Whether belief in the Bible’s historicity, or surety of the Bible’s claim to infallibility, believing in the Bible is a complex task. As Christians, it is a foundational task to our [...]