Category Archives: Philosophy

Theistic Evolution (Book Review)

Big fat books used to scare me.  You know the kind.  Over a thousand pages.  Builds your biceps just lifting it.  Serves as a decent doorstop.  Looks good on the shelf, and makes you look good until an admirer asks, … Continue reading

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How (Not) To Be Secular (Book Review)

My wife and I used to frequent the local Barnes and Noble bookstore on our dates out on the town.  Instead of dinner and a movie, for a while it was dinner and a book.  Yeah, we’re a bit nerdy.  … Continue reading

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Theology in Three Dimensions (Book Review)

About a month ago I gave a talk at the local chapter of Pub Theology.  The topic was “triperspectivalism” and the book I read in preparation for it is a recently published introduction to the subject.  John Frame’s Theology in … Continue reading

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How Can We Better Understand Each Other?

Last month my friend who is a Lutheran minister asked me to speak at a local “Pub Theology” gathering.  I had just attended my first meeting in November with a couple folks from my church and walked away impressed with … Continue reading

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The Demon in Democracy (Book Review)

A lot of people have been talking.  People with life experience.  People with years of study and teaching in the academy.  People who have lived in other countries, cultures, and political climates.  People from different economic and governmental ideologies.  People … Continue reading

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A History of Western Philosophy and Theology (Book Review)

Understanding the fundamentals of a particular topic is hard enough.  Add the history of that topic and the complexity increases substantially.  Now, what if that topic is (drum roll), PHILOSOPHY?  Most people’s eyes would glaze over if they didn’t first … Continue reading

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Man is the Measure (Book Review)

Call it my own personal thought experiment.  What might I have turned out to be if I were indoctrinated into humanistic philosophy during my formative teenage years? When I was 14, my family moved from the place where I had … Continue reading

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