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  • Creation of Adam
    God and the postmodern autonomous self
    Regardless of his protestations to the contrary, the autonomous man, whether he belongs to antiquity or to the 21st century world, will be constantly haunted by the concept of God. For deeply imbedded within his heart and mind, whether he admits...
  • Cover of "My Name is Asher Lev" by Chaim Potok
    Postmodernism in Chaim Potok's My Name is Asher Lev
    The principles of postmodern fiction Postmodern Fiction is a particular genre of literature spanning from about 1941 until the end of the Cold War. It severely questions knowledge and how mankind comes to use it. After WWII, the world was emerging...
  • The God Who Is There by Francis A. Schaeffer
    The line of despair
    When Francis Schaeffer wrote the books The God Who is There and Escape From Reason, he was responding at the time to the pessimistic posture of the mind that he detected in a growing number of modern thinkers of his days. These thinkerswere then...
  • Famine Memorial
    Famine in the evangelical land
    One question haunts a great company of professing Christians today, now that they have reached the so-called postmodern times. It echoes a question that 20th century Christian apologist Francis Schaeffer posed through a book that he wrote in the...
  • The American Dream
    The American dream and the American paradox
    "The American dream," says James Truslow Adams,is that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement ...It is not a dream of motor cars...
  • Wild Strawberries
    Fragmentation and Postmodernism II
    Another medium that manifests fragmentation as its story-telling device is cinema. In cinema, fragmentation is used to fracture the established custom of narrative structure to create a less obvious meaning, which forms the basic logic of the film...
  • The bumper sticker
    Of course “I'm” right ;)
    Erich believes that aliens came to Earth centuries ago to help build the pyramids. In fact the aliens visited Roswell in 1947 and now their remains are kept at Wright Patterson Air Force Base area C. Some of you accept a religion built around the...
  • Demolition
    Postmodern hermeneutics
    “Do you really think the words of your Book are certainly true?” Pliable asks. “Yes verily,” Christian readily replies, as if pointing his neighbor to the Author of the Book, “for it was made by him that cannot lie....
  • What it means to think like a postmodernist
    What it means to think like a postmodernist
    There is a sense in which humanity has reached the “end of philosophy”. Borrowing somewhat from Fukuyama’s (1992) notion of “end of history”, the concept “end of philosophy” does not refer to any kind of...
  • Postmodernism
    Postmodernism promotes truth but lacks Truth
    Postmodernism is complex, but their are a few chief characteristics to look at that may help us understand what it is and how it fails as a theory:Truth does not correspond to realityThere is no metanarrative that accounts for all...
  • William S. Burroughs
    For your postmodern literature fix...
    Few novels can have such a raw impact in only the first few pages. But immediately upon picking up the novel, readers are confronted with such perverse and raunchy profanity that it makes modern audiences wonder how in the world this novel was...
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    Terry Jones and the post 9/11, post-Christian, so-called postmodern world
    Terry Jones, senior pastor of the small non-denominational Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Florida, may have made his name known in so short a time all over the world since he started his“International Burn A Qur'an Day"...
  • Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, c.1700
    The human sense of wonder and the necessary Self-Existent Being
    "Why is there something rather than nothing?" This, according to German mathematician and philosopherGottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, is "the first question that should be rightly asked." Centuries before him, Aristotle was also...
  • Timon of Phlius
    Divine revelation and human skepticism
    Revealed religion. This, according to most, if not all, Christian theologians committed to a high view of Scripture and historic Christian orthodoxy, neatly summarizes what the Judeo-Christian faith is all about. Indeed, it is founded and grounded...
  • The Thinker in Expo 2010
    The lost art of thinking in today's image-driven postmodern society
    Entertainment is everywhere. It has become a necessary component of the air we breathe. Or as the veteran evangelical minister and seminary chancellor Chuck Swindoll notes,Entertainment is everything today. So important, in fact, that we have...
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