How to live in our increasingly secular culture? That is the question that many, if not most, Christians are asking these days. But the answer(s) is not clear even for those who have focused greatest attention on various …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
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
The secular assault on the Christianity is, in essence, a project of banishing Christian practice to the private lives of believers. You can keep your Christianity if you reduce it to ideas, feelings, and experiences.
But the ferocity of …Read more
Character is dead. It did not die a natural death. Its demise had been a long time coming. Moral character ceased to be possible as our culture increasingly refused to accept objective good and evil.
The …Read more
Prophets often come in strange guises and from unexpected places. Although their message may point to the spiritual nature of the universe, they themselves may not be religious.
Václav Havel was such a prophet. He began his …Read more