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Think it through: What produced the wealth of western countries? What is the one factor that separates them from all the countries that don’t have so much wealth? Greed — the worship of Mammon. Of course, it’s more than that, … Continue reading
During my years of traditional divinity studies and work, I often read firm statements that following Christ must rise above culture. The idea was that it is somehow pan-cultural, something that should fit into any cultural context. It’s above culture. … Continue reading
The number one problem with life in this world is that we are fallen beings. Anyone with half a brain can look around and see that this world is broken. The problem is that our broken nature prevents us seeing … Continue reading
The question came up again, and I suppose I need to rehash it one more time. We cannot resurrect the Old Testament social order. We are not aping the Hebrew culture; we are trying to understand the moral reasoning for … Continue reading
Western Civilization as a whole is antithetical to divine logic. Every civilization stands on a unique intellectual heritage, a range of assumptions about reality. Gather together all the various ancient civilizations which have ever stood, and they would range broadly … Continue reading