These Classical concepts prepared the world to accept Christ as the Logos, and ultimately as God. The reason a Classical education is not only relevant but important to Christianity, is because God has been at work in all men to bring about his purpose of redemption and salvation.
The biblical perspective to be applied here is that Jesus commanded that our judgment of others, whether legally or morally, was to be done based on the virtue of unprejudiced judgment.
With our position, as God’s children, comes responsibility, as we now represent someone other than ourselves. We have a calling. We have a purpose. We carry the name of Christian on our chest. We are marked, and as such it is rightly expected of us to act in line with our family heritage.
The irony in this whole situation is that while the FFRF claims its purpose is to protect the Constitution, they trample on the rights of the individual whom the Constitution exists to protect.
Our understanding of justice and our demand for such a metaphysical law to be upheld with certainty and devotion is absurd in a universe where God does not exist. The condition of human nature is that we recognize this reality and that while we seek for it we equally rebel against it.
Our attempt to be popular in attracting people to our sanctuaries has left our message empty and uninteresting. We are guilty of allowing people to believe they are Christians without ever confronting the Cross.
Author and popular Blogger, Natasha Crain, interviews John Christy about his new film My Week in Atheism.
The experiment to create a harmonious secular society where God is not necessary and peace is dependent on human nature seems to be more of an ideal than a reality. If this experiment is to be tested it must prove that, where others have failed, current and future generations will succeed.
I take pride in researching all perspectives on an argument whether it is among skeptics or within Christian academics…While I admit my bias is toward Christianity this does not mean that I study with a closed mind and only consider the information which confirms my bias.
“The New Testament books did not become authoritative for the Church because they were formally included in a canonical list…the Church included them in her canon because she already regarded them as divinely inspired. ” – F.F. Bruce, The New Testament Documents
“It is hard to think about the early years of American biblical archaeology without coming up with the name William Foxwell Albright” – Rachel Hallote
Hi John, Is there a definitive right/wrong? I’m not so sure. You might say to me, “Murder is wrong.” People who commit murder in the
While the religious beliefs we subscribe to may be a product of our environment this does nothing to disprove those beliefs. And while science has led to a better understanding of the world around us it has done nothing to remove a deity but rather has arguably done more to prove intelligence beyond our understanding.
“The weight of evidence for an extraordinary claim must be proportioned to its strangeness.” – Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749 – 1827)
Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day. These are a shadow of the things that were to come; the reality, however, is found in Christ. (Colossians 2:16–17, NIV84)