Tags » Abolition Of Man

The Brilliance of CS Lewis

Lately I’ve been looking for a single author to be my somewhat life study. I’ve considered John Piper, whom has greatly shaped my life. I’ve also considered Abraham Kuyper. 531 more words

The artificial womb and the Sexual Revolution

Writing at the Gospel Coalition website, Alastair Roberts analyzed recent news about the development of an artificial womb. While this technology may undermine arguments for abortion, he writes, it also has the potential to reinforce the logic of the Sexual Revolution. 161 more words

Modern World

"CUTTING DOWN JUNGLES AND IRRIGATING DESERTS"--C. S. LEWIS ON THE TEACHER'S TASK

C. S. Lewis was one of the greatest Christian apologists of the twentieth century, and I have long appreciated many of his better known popular works. 1,114 more words

C. S. Lewis

Post-Modernism Has An Intellectual Successor, And It Isn't Post-Truth

I first saw the phrase “post-truth” appear during our recent election cycle and since then it seems to have gained a lot of popularity, becoming a sort of short-hand for the global socio-econo-political bubble that, right or left, we all sense is about to burst on us. 1,431 more words

Bacon and Rousseau go to college

Following Irving Babbitt and connecting his work to C.S. Lewis’s later Abolition of Man, Robert Koons portrays the modern university’s incoherent curriculum as descending from the anti-teleological scientific approach of Francis Bacon and the sentiment-based morality of Rousseau. 399 more words

Modern World

Technological predictions as evangelism

Alan Jacobs pointed to a recent talk given by Audrey Watters, which focused on the way that dramatic but (she contends) poorly thought-out predictions about the technological future are meant to shape the future rather than to to predict it in good faith. 672 more words

Modern World

ERIC METAXAS ON OUR NEED FOR HEROES

Let’s talk about heroes.

I have heroes on my mind because I’m still thinking about Eric Metaxas’s new book, If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty… 1,353 more words