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Postmodern Christianity and the Irony of Happiness

Some Christians are scared of the term “happiness.” They believe that since “happiness” is relativized today in our postmodern culture to mean doing whatever pleasurable thing one wants with whomever one wants, it is not a biblical term. But this analysis is fraught with several fallacious assumptions. FIRST Happiness, expressed in three hebraic terms–esher, barak, and shalom–is de facto a …Continue reading →

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“I found an island in your arms Country in your eyes….” Jim Morrison “Fides Quaerens Intellectum.” (“Faith Seeking Understanding”) Anselm “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” Aristotle “God does not expect us to submit our faith to him without reason, but the very limits of reason make faith a …Continue reading →

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