Tag: enlightenment

The Enlightenment Paradigm

Every society and culture, by necessity, maintains a set of ideas about the way the world and humans operate. These operating assumptions are often spoken of as “worldviews,” and they tend to shape and formContinue reading

Every Spiritual Blessing in Christ

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ (Ephesians 1:3). The Apostle Paul felt compelled on many occasionsContinue reading

Babel and Knowledge

The quest for knowledge has defined the Western world for the past 250 years. Ignorance, the philosophers of the day said, was the great evil of the world; if only we could purge the worldContinue reading

Knowing Better

Maybe you thought it after you did some things of which you were later ashamed. It is likely one of the first thoughts that enters your mind when you hear of someone whom you heldContinue reading

Knowledge and Practice

Much emphasis has been placed on the role of knowledge in human moral development. If we hear about some moral or doctrinal problem, how often do we assume that insufficient teaching is a big partContinue reading

“Progress”

That which hath been is that which shall be; and that which hath been done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun (Ecclesiastes 1:9). “Things are differentContinue reading

Knowledge, Ignorance, and Apostasy

One of the most heart-breaking and gut-wrenching aspects of the Christian walk is seeing beloved children, friends, and others departing from the faith. Some go out and become part of the world; others accept doctrinesContinue reading