Whose Feet, Cake, Wine, Food?

Given that arguments were just heard by the Supreme Court, arguments of cakes, rights, and weddings (See here) and what it is we think we are endorsing (or not endorsing) by our participation, I thought it might be good to revisit this post (See here).

“The Evangelical Love Affair with Enlightenment Science”

The above is one of the wonderful chapter headings in George Marsden’s classic book, “Understanding Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism” (Noted before, but see here). It is important to remember that secular fundamentalism and religious fundamentalism are always two sides of the same coin.  They may arrive at completely different conclusions, but they begin with some of […]

Dining with the Devil

In 1993, Os Guinness wrote a wonderful little book (See here) entitled, “Dining with the Devil.”  The sub-title, was: “The Megachurch Movement Flirts with Modernity.”  Guinness pointed out how the megachurch movement was borrowing tools, insights, and strategies from the modern management/business and marketing world to “reach” people.  It was a sort of Babylonian captivity.  […]

Funda-gelicalism is Too Modern-Part Two

In a previous post (here), I asserted that FG people are more modern than they realize.  One reader responded: “…As a Catholic working in an evangelical institution, I can see this very clearly, but I’d love to know more about what underpins it, aside from what looks like a need for certainty, being told what […]