What COVID-19 Tells Us About Our Culture

Mad rushes at grocery stores. Toilet paper hysteria. Bottled water!? That the COVID-19 outbreak is a serious issue is not controversial. However, that our social response to it is controversial, is beyond doubt. Most news right now is concerned as much with our cultural mood in the face of this pandemic, as with the facts… Continue reading What COVID-19 Tells Us About Our Culture

Four Domains of Christian Knowledge: Apologetics (Ethics)

Continuing in this series on four, core domains of Christian Discipleship, I now sketch a brief overview of the third area of philosophical Apologetics, Ethics. Ethics The moral argument is perhaps the most concrete and powerful argument for the existence of God. The first five chapters of C.S. Lewis' Mere Christianity is still one of… Continue reading Four Domains of Christian Knowledge: Apologetics (Ethics)

Four Domains of Christian Knowledge: Spiritual Formation

A robust vision of Christian education and discipleship is grounded in the pursuit of sacred knowledge, knowledge of God and His activity in the world that can be discovered through various intellectual and spiritual disciplines. In this series we are discussing four main domains of Christian education: Biblical and Systematic Theology, Church History, Spiritual Formation,… Continue reading Four Domains of Christian Knowledge: Spiritual Formation

Paganism in Art and Reality

Midsommar: A Haunting Portrayal of Pagan Religion Midsommar, written and directed by Ari Aster, is likely a movie that no one should really watch, or, at least, should really want to watch. Aster’s particularly disturbing cinematic display tells the story of a group of American anthropology students invited to witness a secret festival in a… Continue reading Paganism in Art and Reality

“Finity Wars”: The Problem of Worldview in Marvel Comic Movies

“Now when this corruptible is clothed with incorruptibility and this mortal is clothed with immortality, then the saying that is written will take place: “Death has been swallowed up in victory. O Death, where is your victory? O Death, where is your sting?” (1 Cor 15:54-55)"The doctrine that war is always a greater evil seems… Continue reading “Finity Wars”: The Problem of Worldview in Marvel Comic Movies