The Ironic Relativism of Evangelical Fundamentalism

Growing up evangelical, and being theologically trained in evangelical contexts, I heard a lot of scary warnings about the dangers of postmodernity: i.e., it is based in or leads to epistemological or moral relativism. Truth is not absolute! There is no normative standard for truth! Postmodernity will lead us down a path to nihilism and [Read More...]

Telling the Genetic Truth Could Get You Killed

My second year in seminary, classes were arranged such that I returned to my apartment for lunch daily and watched TV while I was eating. Because I was busy, television was analogue, and cable was expensive, my choices were (1) news, (2) talk, (3) screaming therapy or (4) soap opera. Seminary amounted to the same [Read More...]


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