Philosophy

 

The Cult of the Expert

by Joe Boot

April 25, 2020

The tendency of intellectuals to pronounce on areas outside of their expertise is an unwise temptation that carries real-world consequences.

 

Cultivating Culture by Recovering a Christian Mind

by Joe Boot

November 15, 2019

The urgent task before God’s people in our time is the recovery of a Christian mind – most especially for those in ecclesiastical and cultural leadership. What we need is a wholesale recovery, and in some instances a fresh discovery, of what it means to think Christianly and therefore to be Christian.

 

Christian Anti-Intellectualism

by Andrew Sandlin

October 7, 2016

Intellect is God's good gift to us. To scorn or abandon intellect is to express deep ingratitude to God.

 

The Religion of Fools or the Wise

by Joe Boot

May 25, 2016

In Ecclesiastes, the Teacher lays out and contrasts the life of wisdom with that of folly. Both lifestyles are in fact thoroughly religious, and in the end, we will live in relation to God as either covenant-keepers or covenant-breakers. 

 

Enjoying Life and Giving Your Best

by Joe Boot

April 17, 2016 | Ecclesiastes 9:1-10

The basis of life and culture is the interpretive principle given to us by God in creation. We cannot derive truth from subjective personal experience.

 

Enjoying Life and Giving Your Best

by Joe Boot

April 17, 2016 | Ecclesiastes 9:1-10

The basis of life and culture is the interpretive principle given to us by God in creation. We cannot derive truth from subjective personal experience.

 

Social Justice: A History

by Scott Masson

August 19, 2014

Scott Masson gives a historical overview of how the philosophy behind the social justice movement developed in the west and now manifests itself in our culture.

 

An Introduction to Utopia

by Joe Boot

September 1, 2013 | Ephesians 1:3-14; Proverbs 16:4

Christianity is irreconcilable with any form of utopian philosophy. Since God is in charge of history, and has revealed the plan of his Kingdom reign, efforts to bring about utopia are acts of rebellion against God

 

Evolution and Scientism

by Joe Boot

January 1, 2004

Evolutionary naturalism or scienticism is a faith based perspective which relies on several unprovable assumptions. Furthermore, this worldview cannot provide satisfactory explanations for human experience, such as the laws of logic and rationality. Christian faith, far from being blind, is the only sure foundation for knowledge.