Reading Time: 12 minutes The insights of 20th Century biology, specifically those that describe humans as just, cumbersome containers for swarming gene replicators and vehicles for meme replicators, is an anthropological definition that is inadequate.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The Early Church understood, the person as the resultant of body and soul, as an integral unit and not of that of two entities. In other terms, a human being is seen as one entity, composed of two distinct irreducible constituents where immortality of the soul was an alien concept to most
Reading Time: 9 minutes Humans have an inescapable problem of understanding what defines them, because the nature of the definition is both paradoxical and complicated.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The word “rhetoric” (ῥητορική), is a victim of “Semantic Drift” that has seen its classical meaning changed from its original Greek meaning: skill in speaking articulated as the art of persuasion, into propaganda or empty talk.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The word λόγος, (logos, word Strongs NT 3056, one of the most widely used terms in the NT; 331 occurrences) has a huge semantic domain. In John’s Gospel Logos is a clear reference to Jesus. In the opening chapter and verse (John 1:1) the Apostle introduces the idea that Jesus is the Word.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The first Christians accepted totally that God had revealed himself in Christ and also through Scripture. This leads us here to be concerned particularly with the function and nature of Scripture, the written Word, as God’s special revelation.