Os Guinness, author, social critic, and senior fellow of the EastWest Institute in New York, speaks on how truth has fallen off the map, particularly the map of the university. Veritas.
Arguing that we must learn to make the fine distinction between reasons to believe and causes of belief, Dr. Sire examines the social, psychological, genetic, and religious theories of belief by employing this distinction to each category. Dr. Sire argues that what one believes must cohere to reality, and offers several arguments that the Christian faith is a system of belief that does just this. Apologetics315.
Os Guinness, Stanford University, 2002. After asserting that the West has witnessed the end of the “heroic stand on truth” that was seen in such events as the fall of the Soviet Union and the reunification of Germany, Os Guinness describes why there are “thoughts that can be thought but not lived.” Arguing that truth is something which confronts us causing us either to shape our desires according to it, or to try to reshape truth to our desires, Os Guinness gives answers to those who are either careless with truth or those who outright oppose it. Veritas.
Audio. This sermon was preached by Rev. Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presbyterian Church on October 8, 2006. In today’s society, absolute truth is thought of to be the enemy of freedom. But truth is more important than you think, freedom is a lot more complex than you think, and Jesus is a lot more liberating than you think. Surrendering to God’s absolute truth gives you a deeper, richer freedom in every area, without oppression. GospelinLife.com
Alycia Wood addresses the major issues surrounding faith to diverse audiences from major universities to men’s and women’s prisons, and is passionate about engaging with the person who finds Christianity ugly or unbelievable. RZIM