Christianity

Sep
22
Aristotle on Eternal Security

Aristotle on Eternal Security

What does a pagan Greek philosopher have to tell us about Christian salvation and eternal security? More than you might think.
5 min read
Sep
01
No, Curtis Chang: The Covid Vaccine Is Not Like the Gospel

No, Curtis Chang: The Covid Vaccine Is Not Like the Gospel

I have a bad habit of reading things which I know will make me angry. That's most of the reason
11 min read
Aug
25
Pumpkin Spice, Starbucks, and the Liturgical Calendar

Pumpkin Spice, Starbucks, and the Liturgical Calendar

Yesterday began the first, and most important, of the holy seasons for Starbucks: Pumpkin Spice. (I reject Frappucino as a
2 min read
Aug
18
Hymnody as Catechism

Hymnody as Catechism

Alright, we're sticking with the music theme for another week. Not that I'm debating instruments again; I want to consider
5 min read
Aug
11
Instruments in Worship: When "Silly" Theological Differences Signal Divergent Premises

Instruments in Worship: When "Silly" Theological Differences Signal Divergent Premises

I'll be the first to admit I try to screen churches before I visit them. I don't really want to
3 min read
Aug
04
Live Not By Lies: A Review

Live Not By Lies: A Review

Rod Dreher's most recent book, Live Not by Lies, is valuable in part because it shows that at least one
6 min read
Jul
28
"Common Era": Anti-Intellectual Nonsense

"Common Era": Anti-Intellectual Nonsense

This won't be a long one, but it's a subject I take personally. The designations "Common Era" ("CE") and "Before
2 min read
Jul
21
Why I Am Not a Calvinist—or an Arminian

Why I Am Not a Calvinist—or an Arminian

This is somewhat of a companion post to an article I wrote recently on the ERI Blog. In it, I
10 min read
Jul
14
Deep and Deeper Magic: Natural Law and Revelation in Narnia

Deep and Deeper Magic: Natural Law and Revelation in Narnia

I wrote my senior thesis back in college, in large part, on natural law/natural right theory as displayed in
4 min read
Jul
07
The Repugnant Conclusion and Christian Discipleship

The Repugnant Conclusion and Christian Discipleship

I believe that evangelical Christianity has embraced a sort of "Repugnant Conclusion" with respect to the priorities of the church.
5 min read