The “Special Science Issue” of The Forerunner was very well done. The section on Darwin might have been planned for the spot. Introducing the liberal definition of “truth” may have triggered thought as to the unscientific motivation of a whole…Read more
If it is possible in a courtroom to judge a defendant guilty or innocent, or in a laboratory to discover the relationship between physical properties and phenomena, it must be possible to know the truth about history. The word “history,”…Read more
Segments of this series have traced the subtle infiltration of anti-Christian philosophies into the mainstream of American education. During Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s lifetime, his universal fame as a writer was not dimmed in the least by his outspoken espousal of…Read more
When America was new, her most promising candidates for pulpit and classrooms were sent to Europe to complete their education. Ralph Waldo Emerson’s appeal at Harvard College for a distinctly American scholar would seem to deplore this custom. His complaint…Read more
When Harvard University was founded in 1636, the school was expressly chartered to train pastors and teachers of the Christian faith. From the earliest days of the colonies and until well after the Civil War, American education was preeminently Christian.…Read more
In this continuing series, we have examined how the Christian influence in American letters was subtly edited from the modern educational curriculum. This month, we will highlight the life and work of Ralph Waldo Emerson – who is celebrated today…Read more
We have discussed in the last two installments of this series that a certain elite group of educators, writers, and literary critics set out in the mid- to late 1800s to discredit the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This scheme was…Read more
From our nation’s beginnings, the Christian faith has been interwoven with American philosophy. Over a century ago, however, an intellectual elite arose with the purpose of deleting Christian ideals from American education. In this column we will examine in detail…Read more
Writers of history select and document occurrences which they see as significant. Most of us who studied history or literature in the public school never stopped to ask, “Is this the whole story? … Are these really the people, the…Read more
Just what is Calvinism? Featuring many of the finest Reformed thinkers and pastors of our time.
Featuring Dr. Kenneth L. Gentry at the 1999 Ligonier conference
A sweeping epic chronicling the rise and decline of Western thought and culture
America’s moral crisis and what Christians must do
The Forgotten Power of the Public Proclamation of the Gospel
Ronald Reagan changed his view as a result of watching The Silent Scream – a movie he considered so powerful and convicting that he screened it at the White House.