The Scandal of Young Earth Creationism

Over twenty years ago historian Mark Noll, perhaps the greatest living Christian historian wrote The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind. In it he diagnosed the issue of the lack of Christian scholarship during the twentieth century and the influence of the anti-intellectual fundamentalist movement on evangelicalism. While I think there has been an improvement in… Read More The Scandal of Young Earth Creationism

The Uneasy Conscience of American Evangelicalism

“If the Democrats are the anti-God party, then the Republicans are the anti-human party” – Barnabas Piper This past week I read Carl F. H. Henry’s Uneasy Conscience of Modern Fundamentalism. This book, written in 1947, addresses Henry’s concern that fundamentalist Christians were ill-equipped to address modern cultural and social concerns. During this period, those… Read More The Uneasy Conscience of American Evangelicalism