Worshiping Money

While trapped at Groove Toyota waiting for a ride home, I could not avoid “The Price is Right,” which was bombastically glaring and shouting at me. I could not shout back. I could barely think or pray. I was peering into a phantasmagorical world of worship. People were whipped into an ecstatic frenzy, standing and … Continue reading Worshiping Money

The Incarnation and the Battle for Knowledge

John’s Prologue to his incomparable Gospel is one of the most significant works of epistemology ever penned. Its intellectual treasures are as limitless as is its subject—Jesus, God Incarnate. This overwhelms me every time I teach, preach, or write on this marvel of biblical revelation. Every battle between truth and error is explained at the … Continue reading The Incarnation and the Battle for Knowledge

The Art of Bracketing in Apologetics: Switching Ground Without Losing Ground

In my long career in philosophy, I have developed various knacks or skills (or in jazz lingo, chops) that make rational arguments more fruitful and enjoyable. I lay claim to none of these, but have picked them up through my academic education and personal study and teaching. One of the most significant skills in argument … Continue reading The Art of Bracketing in Apologetics: Switching Ground Without Losing Ground