'Christianity' Tagged Posts

'Christianity' Tagged Posts

WORN OUT HAMMERS

A couple centuries ago, two Englishmen named West and Lyttleton tried something as trendy then, in the so-called age of rationalism, as it is today in the so-called age of post-modernism.  They set out to discredit Christianity. They painted bulls-eyes on two major events recorded in the New Testament:  the bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ, and the miraculous conversion of St. Paul.  If they could disprove these two events, then the entire New Testament, and Christianity with it, would collapse.…

“LET THE CHURCH BE THE CHURCH”

A number of years ago, a fellow named Dwight Ozard observed:  “Fairly or otherwise, American Christianity is perceived as out of touch, viewed at best like the car driving 10 m.p.h. under the speed limit in the left lane with the right blinker on and a tacky bumper sticker (Loving Jesus is not why anyone wants to honk).” Arguing for genuine reform, Ozard proposes some solutions.  “First,” he says, “the solution cannot be cosmetic.  Simply updating our aging hymnody, liturgies…