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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Jesus Is Your Lord and Savior. Is He Also Your Philosopher King?

 Jesus Is Your Lord and Savior. Is He Also Your Philosopher King?

Jesus Is Your Lord and Savior. Is He Also Your Philosopher King?
Why the church should learn to appreciate Christ as the world’s greatest thinker.
Paul M. Gould

Let me begin with a brief lament. As a Christian philosopher who teaches future ministry leaders and speaks to lay leaders and pastors, I frequently defend the need for philosophy. Allowing for some slight exaggeration, a typical student comment goes like this: “Why do I need to learn logic? Will I ever perform a logical proof in a Bible study?” Whenever I speak, teach, or preach at a church, I find a similar suspicion. Philosophers are viewed as a kind of novelty act: “Look what ...

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