Part 7: Witches & Materialists

This is the seventh and final instalment of the series Symbolism & Spirituality.  Here is a recap of the broad strokes: In Part 1 We discussed the Harry Potter Series’ universal influence and achievement of becoming a shared text (replacing the Bible).  I suggested that the series is wrought with the symbolism of alchemy and has had […]

Part 6: Symbolism & Homosexuality

Today, I’d like to broach a sensitive topic: homosexuality & the Bible. This conversation cannot be separated from our hearts, so I want to begin by saying that if this issue is personal to you, you are a fearfully and wonderfully made individual and precious to God (Ps. 139:14). People who love Jesus and feel […]

Part 5: Symbolism & Prophecy

There is a way of reading and interpreting Scripture that is not contingent on plucking the axioms out of its pages.  One that doesn’t give up any ground when it comes to truth.  The answer to a Living, speaking Word, which transcends premodernism, modernism & postmodernism (making it quite metamodern), has been waiting in the […]

Part 4: Symbolism & Absolutes

“Relativity has replaced absolute truth,” is a common Christian complaint.  While we are working very hard to maintain our worldview of absolute truth, have we fully understood where relativity comes from? Did you know that, metamodern thinking cannot traffic in “absolutes” out of humility?  “Absolute” is not a functioning word for a generation who is willing to […]

Part 3: The Metamodern Christian

Philosophical thought is an interesting thing.  We all participate in it whether or not we use fancy words like “ontological” or “metaphysical.”  Each of us has a steadfast view of reality that is part of a larger cultural atmosphere.  The stages of philosophical thought were:  premodernism, modernism, and postmodernism.  Each progressive era emerged out of […]