David G. Prenshaw Posts

April 3, 2021 / How Should We Then Live?

 

The Rise of Modern Science

 
Christianity is the mother of modern science because it insists that the God who created the universe has revealed himself in the Bible to be the kind of God he is.
April 3, 2021 / How Should We Then Live?

 

The Enlightenment

 
Here was a man starting from himself absolutely. And if the humanistic elements of the Renaissance stand in sharp contrast to the Reformation, the Enlightenment was in total antithesis to it.
April 3, 2021 / How Should We Then Live?

 

The Reformation Continued

 
What the Reformation’s return to biblical teaching gave society was the opportunity for tremendous freedom, but without chaos.
April 3, 2021 / How Should We Then Live?

 

The Reformation

To the Reformation thinkers, authority was not divided between the Bible and the church. The church was under the teaching of the Bible.

April 3, 2021 / How Should We Then Live?

 

The Renaissance

 
As a man thinketh so is he–and humanism had already begun to show that pessimism was its natural conclusion.
March 28, 2021 / How Should We Then Live?

 

The Middle Ages

 
The most important individual thing for man is man himself. Without some ultimate meaning for a person (for me, an individual), what is the use of living and what will be the basis for morals, values, and law?
March 28, 2021 / How Should We Then Live?

 

Ancient Rome

 
Culture and the freedoms of people are fragile. Without a sufficient base, when such pressures come only time is needed–and often not a great deal of time–before there is a collapse.
September 27, 2020 / Total Truth

 

True Spirituality and Christian Worldview

 
Moral character is assessed not by what a man knows, but by what he loves. -St. Augustine

September 27, 2020 / Total Truth

 

How Women Started the Culture War

 
Modernization brings about a novel dichotomization of social life. The dichotomy is between the huge and immensely powerful institutions of the public sphere…and the private sphere. -Peter Berger

September 26, 2020 / Total Truth

 

Evangelicals’ Two-Story Truth

 
 Religious forces accepted a division of labour; they were boxed in. -Martin Marty