Articles in 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.

 

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. 

 

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