J.P. Moreland on the Current Culture and the Challenges in the Church

I have re-blogged this as a means of saving it to my site as a favorite reference.


This past weekend, I had the privilege of seeing J. P. Moreland speak at the Ratio Christi Symposium. He is distinguished professor of philosophy at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University. He has a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Southen California, and a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary. Published works include Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview, with W. L. Craig (2003), Philosophy Made Slightly Less Difficult, with G. DeWeese (2005), Christianity and the Nature of Science (1989), Love God with All Your Mind (1997), Scaling the Secular City (1987), Universals (2001), Naturalism: A Critical Analysis, with W. L. Craig (2000), The Creation Hypothesis (1994), and Jesus Under Fire, with M. Wilkins (1995).

He mentioned some very important points in his talk:

Here were a few highlights: 

1. Christians need to start using cognitive language and not just faith language.
Christians need to use terms relating to knowledge…

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