The Glory in Front of Us

One mark of modernity is dichotomy.  The world was split asunder when the material and the spiritual were thought, one to be here, and the other, out there…somewhere.  From theological and philosophical moves made in the 14th Century, a two-story universe was constructed.  From thereafter, faith and reason, science and religion, the natural and supernatural, […]

“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 […]