We Wish for…Laypeople Willing to Engage in an Ongoing Conversation on Confessional Christianity

Thursday, 05 Jul 2007

Having seen modernism deny both the authority of Scripture and the supernatural character of the Gospel, and having grown tired of the world-denial of fundamentalism, Carl Henry and the "neo-evangelicals" understandably wanted to unite around all that they had in common.
The "information age" is the answer, we're told. But what was the question? It surely wasn't: "How can I learn to be more patient and kind?" Nor was it: "When will people stop moving around so much? When will friendships again last longer than a car lease?" Don't misunderstand me: Impersonal, widely available information obviously has a very important place. Better structural specifications-that is, better information-could have saved many lives in the devastating earthquakes in Turkey in August and in Taiwan in September. Engineers who ...

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