5 Minutes in Church History: The Divinity School Address

What was wrong with Ralph Waldo Emerson's Christology? In this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols explores the legacy of Emerson.On July 15, 1838, Ralph Waldo Emerson gave the commencement address at Harvard Divinity School. The address has come to be seen as a significant essay, both in American literature and American history, and is simply known as the “Divinity School Address.” Emerson begins by setting the stage: “In the moment of this refulgent summer, it has b … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series 15: C.S. Lewis on Heaven and Hell, part 3 with Louis Markos

To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgA commonly held falsehood that many philosophers and authors preach is the theory of a “One Soul”. We see it in Hinduism, Buddhism, ancient Greece, in the writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson and other transcendentalists. The concept of “The One Soul” is that when we die, we go to heaven and join one singular amorphous mass.There are few ideas more contradictory to the Bible than that of “The One Soul”.Our indivi … [Read more...]