Thursday, September 28, 2006

Be a Friend of Kuyper

Can Kuyperianism work in and with the Emergent church? Perhaps the answer is here.

In asking the question, I don't mean to imply a necessary or even likely chasm between the two. In fact, I am troubled by the connection which is often made between "conservative" and "reformed." Reformed, at its best, has always expressed itself as obedience to the Word of God. Conservative Reformed thinkers often reflect that obedience to God's Word, but are also often led by their conservative commitments (which are not necessarily the same thing).

Sunday, September 24, 2006

Fundamentalist Hermeneutic Proves Evolution!

I've heard it argued that Psalm 139 demonstrates DNA: "you knit me together in my mother's womb" (v. 13). But by the same fundamentalist interpretive logic, the psalm also proves evolution: "When I was woven together in the depths of the earth, your eyes saw my unformed body" (vv. 15-16).