Interviews in Cornerstones

 

Utopia and the Kingdom of God

by Joe Boot and Peter Jones

July 23, 2018

In striving for utopia, Peter Jones discerns an innate drive to recover paradise, the result of being image-bearers of God.

 

Gospel Witness: The Nature and Means of Evangelization

by Joe Boot

December 7, 2017

EICC Founder Joe Boot talks about his new book, Gospel Witness, explaining what prompted him to write it, and the true, spiritual reality of Christian witness in light of the kingdom of God.

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The Meaning and Origins of Christmas Trees

by David Robinson and Joe Boot

December 5, 2017

Joe Boot talks with EICC Fellow Dr. David Robinson about Christmas trees, Nativity sets, and other Christmas traditions. Where do these come from and what do they mean for us?

 

Indulgences, Restitution and Grace

by Joe Boot

November 18, 2017

Luther and the Reformers had a good deal of criticism for the practice of buying and selling indulgences, but what were the theological motivations behind this invention?

 

The Kingdom of God

by Willem J. Ouweneel

July 5, 2017

Over against the Two Kingdoms paradigm of sacred and common spheres, God's one kingdom permeates all of creation.

 

Doing all things in Hope

by David Robinson and Joe Boot

April 24, 2017

The Christian life is characterized by hopefulness. The cultural mandate means that everything we do is motivated by a looking forward to Christ's restoration of all things.

 

The Beginnings of Restoration

by David Robinson and Joe Boot

April 12, 2017 | Colossians 1:18

The Easter story is the story of the beginning of Christ's promise to make all things new. As the firstborn from among the dead, Jesus is fulfilling the original mandate given to Adam and Eve.

 

Christ the Second Adam

by David Robinson and Joe Boot

April 11, 2017 | 1 Corinthians 15:45

The depiction of Christ as the second Adam is a challenge to dualistic Greco-Roman ideology and an affirmation of the goodness of God's material creation

 

The Hope of the Resurrection

by David Robinson and Joe Boot

April 6, 2017 | 1 Corinthians 15:14

Christ's resurrection is a historical event with historic implications for all of life. It is the basis of our Christian hope.

 

The Faith of William Wilberforce

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

February 15, 2017

It isn't possible to separate Wilberforce's faith from his career in public office. His tireless campaigning against slavery was a direct result of his Christian belief that man is made in the image of God and that life matters.

 

The Example of William Wilberforce

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

February 6, 2017

Christians called to public office have a responsibility to be true salt and light in their position; social policy is reflective of social norms, and if we will not uphold a biblical standard for a just society, we will inevitably uphold an anti-biblical standard.

 

Do Black Lives Really Matter?

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

January 18, 2017

Contemporary social justice movements like Black Lives Matter operate on a problematic and dangerous understanding of the nature of justice.