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Hoping the Best for C. S. Lewis: Reflections on Robbins

(Last updated on 5 July 2014) Image: Foggy Foothpath © Copyright Dave Smethurst and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons License. One seminary I attended, Bethel Seminary San Diego, hosted lectures this week by a C. S. Lewis scholar. … Continue reading

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Do Zombies Matter? Uh, Not So Much.

(Last updated on 5 July 2014) In his Moore to the Point blog, Russell D. Moore suggests an analogy between currently popular zombies and spiritually dead humankind in general: http://www.russellmoore.com/2012/10/31/why-zombies-matter/. Though I find this analogy superficially appealing, closer reflection suggests … Continue reading

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The Impropriety, If Not Impiety, of Mysticism

(Last updated on 24 August 2018) Image: “life is a mystery” mug, a photo by Flickr user Cheryl, used under a Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0) license. In The Fountainhead (1996 Signet paperback edition), Ayn Rand, atheist philosopher-novelist and widely … Continue reading

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For The Impious Eye, More Light Means Greater Terror

(Last updated on 11 July 2018) H. P. Lovecraft, in his 1926 story “The Call of Cthulhu,” models how the unbelieving, the impious, should view the world around them—with horror, terrified. Were unbelief correct and Scripture no revelation, one would … Continue reading

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