Humanism

 

The Power Motive of Humanistic Culture

by Joe Boot and Ryan Eras

November 8, 2019 | Ephesians 2:1-2

On this week's podcast we return to Joe Boot's book, Gospel Culture: Living in God's Kingdom. This chapter details some of the ways that godless man seeks to dominate his environment and his neighbour, and closes with the assurance that the God of peace will soon crush Satan under our feet.

 

The Democratic Delusion

by Joe Boot

March 17, 2017 | Ecclesiastes 3:16

The deep-seated crookedness of the human heart due to sin means that the problem of wisdom, truth and justice for the social order cannot be solved by man's efforts to forcibly rearrange society.

 

Engaging Utopia

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

February 25, 2016

How does the Christian understand and engage with a growing utopian movement?

 

What is Utopia?

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

February 12, 2016

The idea of utopia has gained popularity in some parts of the church, but utopianism is incompatible with true Christianity.

 

Can’t We all Just Get Along?

by Joe Boot

April 20, 2015 | Genesis 11:1-9

There is a humanistic movement towards a superficial religious unity, which amounts to little more than the abolishment of distinctions as part of a greater effort towards man-centered sociopolitical unity.

 

Culture and the Cainitic Mind

by Joe Boot

March 24, 2015

Ever since the first murder of Abel by his brother Cain, sinful man has sought sinful, autonomous ways to atone for his own guilt, while at the same time raging against God by assaulting his fellow man, God's image-bearer.

 

A Tale of Two Cities

by Joe Boot

March 22, 2015 | Genesis 4:16-26

Cain resists God's judgment of banishment from the covenant people and he creates a rival city of man in rebellion against God's rule and worship.

 

A Tale of Two Cities

by Joe Boot

March 22, 2015 | Genesis 4:16-26

Cain resists God's judgment of banishment from the covenant people and he creates a rival city of man in rebellion against God's rule and worship.

 

Westboro Baptist, Quebec’s Secular Charter, and Mandatory Vaccinations

by Scott Masson

March 18, 2014

EICC fellow Dr. Scott Masson and Justin Trottier, spokesperson for the Canadian Secular Alliance, discuss the death of the founder of Westboro Baptist Church, and debate the merits of the Secular Charter in Quebec and whether parents should have the choice to vaccinate their children or if the government should mandate the requirements for the good of public health.

 

Internet Pornography Filtering

by Scott Masson

July 23, 2013

EICC fellow Dr. Scott Masson debates Justin Trottier of the Canadian Secular Alliance on the recent proposed internet pornography filters in the UK. Features interaction with guest caller, porn icon Ron Jeremy. This live debate aired Tuesday July 23 2013, at 9:00 AM.

 

Defense of Marriage Act and Polygamy

by Joe Boot

July 2, 2013

EICC Founder Rev. Joe Boot returns to the John Oakley Show on AM640 to discuss the Supreme Court's recent overturning of the Defense of Marriage Act. Joe debates Gretta Vosper of the Centre for Progressive Christianity on the implications of this decision. This live debate aired on Tuesday, July 2 2013.

 

Baby Dropoffs and Legalized Brothels

by Scott Masson

June 11, 2013

EICC Fellow Dr. Scott Masson debates Parkdale MPP Dr. Cheri DiNovo on the subject of the proposed baby dropoff legislation, as well as the legality of brothels and prostitution in Ontario. This live debate aired Tuesday, June 11 2013, at 9:00 AM.