The End for Which God Created the World

What is the biggest purpose of God, the Father’s business in the world about which we must be about? It’s the glory of God. God’s glory is the ultimate purpose or end of all creation—and…

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Do We Need a New Internet? – NYTimes.com

“As soon as you start dealing with the public Internet, the whole notion of trust becomes a quagmire,” said Stefan Savage, an expert on computer security at the University of California, San Diego. A more…

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Counting the Ten Commandments

Were you aware that different groups enumerate the ten commandments differently? Knowing about alternative interpretations helps me ask questions of my own interpretations that I haven’t yet thought of. The major crux interpretum I’m aware…

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Radio Lab: A This American Life Alternative

Before I got married I used to spend a bit more time listening to MP3s… There’s been a marked drop-off in my listening time. Why would I want to listen to anything other than the…

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Carl Trueman as Dove and Serpent

A follow-up on my last post: For a calm, loving, and incisive response to Lisa Miller’s pro-gay opinion piece in Newsweek, see Carl Trueman’s excellent article at Reformation 21. Carl Trueman is always, always worth…

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What Is Original Sin?

Alan Jacobs, in his new book Original Sin, lists “five distinct beliefs” which make up an Augustinian anthropology (or a belief in original sin): You must believe that everyone behaves in ways that we usually…

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