Category Archives: Relativism

John Frame’s critique of Barth’s teaching on human language and divine words

This is from Frame’s chapter on epistemology in his book on the doctrine of God: More recent thinkers have also appealed to divine transcendence to show that there is something inappropriate about using human language to refer to God. Such … Continue reading

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James Hamilton: “Is anything other than ‘relativism’ now ‘fundamentalism’?”

Here is Hamilton’s first of two major criticism’s regarding James Dunn’s book Jesus Remembered: Dunn writes that it is “the ‘lust for certainty’ which leads to fundamentalism’s absolutising of its own faith claims and dismissal of all others” (105). There … Continue reading

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Paul Little on “the suggestion that the pursuit of truth is more important than attaining it”

I would be the last one to suggest that we as Christians have all the answers to the problems of the world, or even all the answers to the problems in Christianity. By no means! One Christian, the French philosopher and mathematician Pascal, pointed out … Continue reading

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David L. Turner commenting on Matthew 7:1-6 and “one of the most misquoted verses in the NT”

David L. Turner commenting on Matthew 7:1-6, “Judge not, so that you will not be judged…” Matthew 7:1 is certainly one of the most misquoted verses in the NT. The cause of ethical relativism is often supported by this text. … Continue reading

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