“Every Christian is to become a little Christ. The whole purpose of becoming a Christian is simply nothing else.” These two lines state a crucial theme running through the last section of C. S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity.
Dull doctrine has long been blamed for ills of the Christian church. Some seventy-five years ago Dorothy Sayers responded that the exact opposite is true: “It is the neglect of dogma that makes for dullness.” In fact, the …Read more
Should we fit in? Should we hunker down? Should we retreat? Should we engage? How should Christians respond to the challenges of living in a post-Christian culture? The answers to these questions will be decisive as …Read more
From the vantage point of pastoring in Manhattan for some twenty five years, Tim Keller has a distinctive perspective on bringing the Gospel to a diverse secular culture. He has written about this challenge in several places, most extensively …Read more
Western culture has shaped the church in many ways. Quite possibly the most “profound and subtle way” is that the church has come to “tacitly and explicitly” accept the dualism that is at the heart of modernity, according to …Read more
Contemporary Christianity has been shaped profoundly by the modern assumption that all religion is to be restricted to the personal and private realms of life. Christianity has not disappeared. Rather, it has been relocated with the result that …Read more