Category Archives: Postmodernism

Book Write-Up: Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview

J.P. Moreland and William Lane Craig.  Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview.  IVP Academic, 2003.  See here to purchase the book. J.P. Moreland and William Lane Craig are reputable philosophers and apologists.  This book, Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview, … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Rendering the Word in Theological Hermeneutics

Mark Alan Bowald.  Rendering the Word in Theological Hermeneutics: Mapping Divine and Human Agency.  Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press, 2015.  See here to purchase the book. The summary on the back cover of the book was a lot clearer than the … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Hoping Against Hope, by John D. Caputo

John D. Caputo.  Hoping Against Hope (Confessions of a Postmodern Pilgrim).  Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2015.  See here to purchase the book. John D. Caputo is a philosopher, a theologian, and an author.  Hope Against Hope contains some of his musings … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Religion in the Secular City, by Harvey Cox

Harvey Cox.  Religion in the Secular City: Toward a Postmodern Theology.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984. In Religion in the Secular City, theologian Harvey Cox critiques modernity and reflects on the future of religion.  He looks closely at religious … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Common Sense, by Noah Lemos

Noah Lemos.  Common Sense: A Contemporary Defense.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Noah Lemos is a professor of philosophy who teaches at the College of William and Mary.  I had him for a class back when I was a student … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Biblical Hermeneutics, Five Views

Stanley E. Porter and Beth Stovell, ed.  Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views.  Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP Academic, 2012. I would like to thank Intervarsity Press for my review copy of this book. As the title indicates, this view contains five views … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Unapologetic Theology, by William Placher

William Placher.  Unapologetic Theology: A Christian Voice in a Pluralistic Conversation.  Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1989. Can Christians say something of value to non-Christians in a pluralistic world, where some doubt that there is even evidence that Christianity is true?  … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Pluralism, Postmodernism, Religion

Life of Pi (the Movie)

I watched Life of Pi last night, and I rewatched parts of it this morning.  Life of Pi was a reward-winning movie that was released in 2012, and it is based on a 2001 book by Yann Martel.  It is … Continue reading

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Ambrose’s Nixon: Ruin and Recovery 10

For my blog post today on Stephen Ambrose’s Nixon: Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990, I’ll talk about a statement that President Richard Nixon made in a March 21, 1973 meeting, which was recorded on tape.  Nixon was discussing the option of … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Postmodernism

“It’s On the Role of Government”

Rachel Held Evans has posted her “Ask a Christian Progressive” post, which features Progressive Tim King, of Sojourners.  I especially appreciated Tim’s response to the question “What myth about progressives would you like to debunk?”  He says: “It’s on the … Continue reading

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