Author: Dan

The End of the Matter

ING Solomon is called the wisest man to ever live. As an adult I read Ecclesiastes and realized that what wisdom Solomon had, he clearly had to earn the hard way. But there’s good news in this dark book: there’s hope for those who have to learn the hard way. And the end of the matter makes sense of all that matters.

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Your Weekend Worldview Reader

ERE’S your Weekend Worldview Reader with links to articles, essays, reviews, and videos that I consider to be interesting or important from a biblical worldview perspective. Any work that I point to is not an endorsement, but rather an invitation for you to think deeply about your faith and the world around you. 

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Jesus or Nothing: Apologetics as Dilemma

o the heavens send a mixed message? Paul says the heavens reveal wrath (Romans 1). King David says the heavens reveal glory (Psalm 19). Which is it, glory or wrath?

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Which is More Narrow-Minded: Atheism or Christianity?

UST to be upfront, I don’t think this is a terribly important question. But I hear it all the time. A student asked me today how she might respond to an atheist friend who asked how she copes with the narrow view that Jesus is the only way to God. “It’s just so narrow-minded,” her friend told her.

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Your Weekend Worldview Reader

ERE’S your Weekend Worldview Reader with links to articles, essays, reviews, and videos that I consider to be interesting or important from a biblical worldview perspective. Any work that I point to is not an endorsement, but rather an invitation for you to think deeply about your faith and the world around you. 

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Credo: Early Christian Creeds as Apologetics

HRISTIANS have always summarized their beliefs in forms that are memorable and easy to pass on to new believers. The Christian faith is a confessional faith. This does not mean that the creeds are themselves the basis for our convictions: the Bible alone holds that authoritative position.

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I Need Glasses. Maybe You Do Too

AM was busy signing books when I picked up his glasses and snidely said, “Let’s see how bad his vision is.” When I put them on all of the signage in the back of the bookstore suddenly came into focus. I stopped laughing. That’s when I realized I need glasses.

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Your Weekend Worldview Reader

ERE’S your Weekend Worldview Reader with links to articles, essays, reviews, and videos that I consider to be interesting or important from a biblical worldview perspective. Any work that I point to is not an endorsement, but rather an invitation for you to think deeply about your faith and the world around you. 

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The Gospel of Human Progress

E was for infanticide before infanticide was morally acceptable among politicians in New York and Virginia. That’s one of the reasons Tom Bartlett’s recent article in the Chronicle about Harvard professor Steven Pinker, carries the title, “Why Do People Love to Hate Steven Pinker?” Bartlett argues that the professor’s “gospel of human progress” has made him a lot of enemies.

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