Clarifying The Fog The expression “fog of war” was coined in the nineteenth century by Carl von Clausewitz who was a member of the Prussian military. It is used to specify the lack of certainty commands face in the blitz of commotion that marks warfare. Of course, the more one can keep their enemies off balance by driving uncertainty the more likely their chance of success. … [Read more...] about Clearly Seeing Critical Theory
Deconstructionists and Inerrancy In the last post, we began a series on Deconstruction and biblical inerrancy by first outlining some basic points regarding the doctrine of inerrancy. Today, we are going to transition into demonstrating specific errors on the part of many promoting the deconstructionist movement on this particular issue. David Gushee, a proponent of the … [Read more...] about Deconstructionists and Biblical Inerrancy: Engaging Deconstruction
The Telos of Deconstruction One of the main issues to consider whenever we are examining a movement such as deconstruction is to answer the question what is the telos or purpose it is trying to achieve? In order to obtain that comprehension, we need to look at the origins of a movement and analyze it in terms of what it definitionally says it seeks to do in the world. We … [Read more...] about What is The Purpose of Deconstruction?
Understanding Critical Race Theory is Part of A Worldview Conversations around subjects like Critical Race Theory have blown up the news cycles over the last couple of years. Personally, I have made no bones about the fact that I am staunchly opposed to CRT. That being said, one aspect which is important to remember in this conversation is that CRT is simply one part of a … [Read more...] about The Need To Clearly See Critical Race Theory As Part of An Opposing Worldview
A Movement Coming To The Forefront One of my goals for this year is to spend more time studying the entire concept of what is being termed the “deconstruction” movement. I have heard this word being utilized for a few years now, and personally know several individuals who have gone through a process of what they would call “deconstructing their faith.” Typically, what … [Read more...] about Initial Thoughts on The Deconstruction Movement