Saturday, March 8, 2014

Towers of Babel, Universal Agreement, and Consequences

There are precious few understandings that produce universal agreement among those who could understand. It seems reasonable that mathematical understandings, logical understandings, and scientific understandings are the best candidates; and a precious few indeed. What does this mean and is it good?

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

"Certainty is as rare as the individuals who know they don't possess it."

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Comments on "The Idolatrous Use Of Scripture"

I should say more about the last post "The Idolatrous Use of Scripture." The content of that post is as follows:

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

The Idolatrous Use Of Scripture

Scripture interprets scripture. Yes. First, the scriptures reveal Christ. Second, the scriptures submit to Christ.

The scriptures are always a means to an end. Christ is that end. The authority of the scriptures derives from that same end. Scripture becomes an idol whenever it serves itself or serves another end. And as an idol, the book has no authority. The history of humanity after Christ is scarred from the idolatrous use of the scriptures.