Alan Johnson, well-known and much-loved professor at Wheaton, has edited a collection of stories of well-known evangelicals who have in their own ways changed when it comes to women in ministry. His book has a great title: How I Changed My Mind about Women in Leadership: Compelling Stories from Prominent Evangelicals. Every person who is [...]
Dallas Willard gets it when he makes this claim:
If you say ‘truth’ in most places on the campuses I’m familiar with, people will immediately say “Whose truth?”.
Behind that who’s-in-power question lurks the one philosopher who pressed the connection of truth-claim to power-assertion, Friedrich Nietzsche. Many today would say his legacy is the most important one in contemporary postmodernity. “Nietzsche won the first round and truth is lost” (162).
Example from my own life: