Tag Archives: propositional truth

Let Me Explain Myself

By no means would I pretend to speak for God; I will do my best to provoke your own encounter with the Lord of Creation. One of the greatest blasphemies on this earth is the notion that divine justice can … Continue reading

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Secrecy Lies

Let’s explore another value shift: secrecy. In the Bible, secrecy is a valid tactic, but is immoral as a strategy. That is, you can deny your enemy knowledge of the facts of your tactical plan, but you cannot hide from … Continue reading

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Telling the Truth

The Western obsession with concrete reasoning has reduced the issue of truth to mere facts. This is where we get the term “propositional truth” — an obsession that seeks to tie human hands and perception to a false god of … Continue reading

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Idolatry of Reason

Call it what you like; divine moral justice is nearly impossible to put into words. We can characterize it. That’s what parabolic language is for and Jesus used parables as the primary means to teaching. People whose spirits are alive … Continue reading

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