The Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act brings larger questions about poverty and morality to the forefront of our national discussion. We all want to care for “the least of these.” How do we best go about eradicating poverty and empowering the poor?
These questions, like the healthcare debate, are [...]MORE →
Part 14 in a series on The Work of Our Hands
We’ve been talking about shaping culture – but there is one question we haven’t explored: is cultural change even possible?
It is thought that cultures are profoundly resistant to intentional change. Major [...]MORE →
Part 12 in a series on The Work of Our Hands
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Part 11 in a series on The Work of Our Hands
As we discussed in a previous post, the idea of Christ transforming culture takes seriously the Biblical narrative of creation, fall, redemption, and restoration.
Part 10 in a series on The Work of Our Hands
Last week I issued an assertion which was also a challenge.
Change starts with us, as individuals first. We have more power through the market process to [...]MORE →
Part 9 in a series on The Work of Our Hands
For centuries, Christians have struggled to articulate an effective Biblical position regarding the church’s interaction with culture. In his classic 1951 book Christ and Culture, which [...]MORE →
Part 8 in a series on The Work of Our Hands
As we have already seen, God’s Cultural [...]MORE →