Category Archives: Christian Mind

What it means to have the mind of Christ

SUBVERTING THE CHRISTIAN MIND

Harry Blamires has written in The Christian Mind, “To think secularly is to think within a frame of reference bounded by the limits of our life on earth; it is to keep one’s calculations rooted in this-worldly criteria. To think Christianly is to accept all things with the mind as related, directly or indirectly, to man’s eternal destiny as the redeemed and chosen child of God.” Continue reading

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THE NEED FOR A PROPHETIC VOICE

In her book The Cloister Walk, Kathleen Norris provides a succinct description of the role of the prophet. “A prophet’s task is to reveal the fault lines hidden beneath the comfortable surface of the worlds we invent for ourselves, the national myths as well as the little lies and delusions of control and security that get us through the day.” Continue reading

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IS FAITH INFERIOR TO REASON?

How do we explain the relationship between reason and faith? What happens when someone encounters a question they cannot answer? Does faith compromise the endeavor to find an answer through rules of logic and science? Is faith the blind leap to some mystical explanation that transcends the natural material world and bypasses reason? Continue reading

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THE SUPERNATURAL ORIENTATION

Is there such a thing as a Christian mind? Is Christian thinking an oxymoron? What distinguishes Christian thinking from all other thinking? Continue reading

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