Two weeks ago, James Sire addressed a question from me about learning from artists and writers who have a different world view than my own. In his response, he mentioned Alan Jacobs’s A Theology of Reading, which I have been reading and blogging through lately. I’d like to expand a bit on Jim’s reference to […]
Question and Answer
What comes after Postmodernism?
A question from friends at Evangelical Seminary: What comes after Postmodernism? What does James W. Sire have to offer in response to the $64 Question — now by inflation the $64 Million Dollar Question? ————————- This question is easy for me to answer. I don’t know. In fact, I don’t think anyone can know. I like the ad […]
Insights from works by people from other worldviews?
James W. Sire addresses another excellent question from Micheal Hickerson, ESN Blog Contributor: Should Christians worry if they find themselves enjoying or gaining insight from artistic, literary or academic works by people from other worldviews? I know that this has been a question within the Christian world from the ancients to the present. Didn’t Tertullian (c. […]
Does worldview theory lead to relativism?
James W. Sire addresses another excellent question from Micheal Hickerson, ESN Blog Contributor: Is there a danger that acknowledging different worldviews will lead to the position that “all truth is relative”? Yes and No. Yes. If in fact there are different worldviews (and indeed there are), then one way to avoid frustration in dialog between those […]
What is the biggest challenge to today’s apologist?
James W. Sire addresses: What is the biggest challenge to today’s apologist? — A question received by email inquiry. I doubt that there is a “today’s apologist.” Every person engaged in presenting the Christian faith is “today’s apologist.” Moreover, I can address the question but I am no longer an active traveling apologist with exposure […]