The acclaimed novelist’s postmodern conservatism
James K. A. Smith is professor of philosophy at Calvin College and author of Imagining the Kingdom: How Worship Works.
James K. A. Smith. They do illustrate the complexity of identifying a movement the center of which is a spirituality that can be made to fit a number of theological and/or confessional identities. But because of their confessional identities, neither MacNutt n
Chinese crosses, Racist cartoons, etc.
James K. A. Smith, who as it happens wrote a more affirmative article on the subject for us, called “Thinking in Tongues,” back in April 2008. Smith says, among other things, that “a Pentecostal worldview is a sacramental worldview. It emphasizes the goodness,
Seeing every day as a miracle rather than miracles every day.
James K. A. Smith, Thinking in Tongues: Pentecostal Contributions to Christian Philosophy. Smith teaches philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, an institution that used to be a bastion of stern Dutch Reformed theology. Smith, a convert to Pent
On the Square
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James K. A. Smith) moves beyond the human authors to the intentionality of the divine Author, who seeks to reconcile humankind through self-revelation. “The first claim to be made for Scripture,” Henry writes, “is not its inerrancy nor even its inspiration
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James K. A. Smith explains it: “There is no uninterpreted reality, no brute facts passively sitting there to be simply and purely seen. Rather, we see the world always already through the lens of an interpretative framework governed by ultimate beliefs. We cou
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James K. A. Smith, The Other Journal; Ken Myers, Mars Hill Audio. TECHNOLOGY Christian Ethics in a Technological Age, by Brian Brock (Eerdmans). Technopoly has met its match in Brock and his Triune God. Not since Neil Postman have we had a loving resistance