Tag Archives: psychology

My Sad Farewell to the Pro-Life Movement

As I began to realize a few days ago, when I spoke of the “Baffling Clash: Pro-Life Leaders v Donald J. Trump,” some of us cannot be part of movements. As someone who believes every person’s inalienable right to life … Continue reading

Posted in In The News, Random Commentary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

(A)sexual: (A) Weird Documentary

I saw a very strange documentary recently: (A)sexual (directed by Angela Tucker, Arts Engine Inc., 2011). The premise of the film, which takes for granted the contemporary belief that people have innate sexual orientations (inclinations to have sex with persons … Continue reading

Posted in Book (& Other) Reviews, Random Commentary | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Evolutionists’ Fear and Loathing in San Diego

Earlier this week, an email from my local creation museum informed me that said museum had been refused membership in the area’s Museum Council. I’d spoken to employees and friends of the museum the day that some representatives of the … Continue reading

Posted in In The News, Posted Elsewhere, Random Commentary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Don’t Let Addiction to “Addiction” Cloud Your Reasoning

Christians active in the battle against pornography have lately been excited by news of a not-yet-peer-reviewed Cambridge study popularly reported to prove that “porn addiction” is as real as addiction to drugs or alcohol. When I first heard about this … Continue reading

Posted in In The News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Designed to Renew Your Mind: Guliuzza’s Creation Apologetics

Yesterday (Saturday 28 September 2013), the creation museum in my area held its yearly “Museum Day.” Though the event ran from 9 AM to 6 PM, with presentations by a range of speakers from Gary Parker to John Morris to … Continue reading

Posted in Book (& Other) Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Looking Inward Is Not The Path To Piety

Richard Ganz condemns the growing popularity in Christian circles of such self-exploratory therapies as “healing of memories,” which Pious Eye would note (from his own observation and experience) seem very popular in seminary “spiritual formation” courses. (Politically correct lamenting over, … Continue reading

Posted in Annotated Quotations | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Shrinks A Sign of Shrinking Piety?

Martin and Deidre Bobgan assert that the prudent course for the pious is to choose biblical counseling over either secular psychotherapy or the many biblical-secular/pious-impious hybridizations offered as “Christian” psychotherapy. Do you (like Pious Eye) think they’re right? Or do … Continue reading

Posted in Annotated Quotations | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Hermeneutical Maxim (Against Various “Wax Nose” Hermeneutics)

No matter how clever, sophisticated, erudite, linguistically astute, or stunningly beautiful in its complexity your interpretive scheme may be, if it requires you to ignore or dismiss patently clear passages of Scripture, or to interpret them to mean what any … Continue reading

Posted in Pet Peeves | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Zen & The Art of Gospel-Evasion: Interview with Commentary

Originally written for a course at Luther Rice University & Seminary in August 2011, under the title “Zen & The Art of Gospel-Evasion: An Interview with Commentary.” Outline PrefaceZen & The Art of Gospel-Evasion: An Interview with CommentaryPostscriptNotesWorks Cited Preface^ … Continue reading

Posted in Graduate Papers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Zen: Accepting Reality as It Isn’t

Image: intentionally blurred picture of “winter railings” courtesy flickr’s tarrytown (creative commons license).”Originally written for a course at Luther Rice University & Seminary in August 2011, under the title “Zen: Accepting Reality As It Isn’t.” This post, please note, in … Continue reading

Posted in Graduate Papers | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

In Search of The Soul

Originally prepared March 2007 for a course at Bethel Seminary San Diego. In Search of the Soul: Four Views of The Mind-Body Problem, Edited by Joel B. Green & Stuart L. Palmer. Downers Grover: InterVarsity, 2005. Pp. 223. Paper. ISBN … Continue reading

Posted in Book (& Other) Reviews, Graduate Papers | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments