Book Review: Counter Culture: Following Christ in an Anti-Christian Age Pt. 2

In the previous post, we laid out a quick review of the first five chapters of the book entitled Counter Culture by David Platt. Now, for the second part, we are going to tackle its remaining chapters. In the sixth chapter, Platt tackles one of the most burning and divisive issue – the marriage debate.… Read More Book Review: Counter Culture: Following Christ in an Anti-Christian Age Pt. 2

Book Review: Counter Culture: Following Christ in an Anti-Christian Age Pt. 1

“The world has gone mad,” one might think. But the reality is that it has been like this since the beginning. Although it seems to me that the problem may manifest or penetrate in different forms of issues, but nonetheless the same reality of the past, namely brokenness in different aspects of life, present itself to us. For… Read More Book Review: Counter Culture: Following Christ in an Anti-Christian Age Pt. 1

Book Review: One World: The interaction of Science and Theology

There is a debate about the role of science to the role of theology. (i) One camp thinks that both disciplines are impossible to reconcile, that is, either you (1a) accept science as objective and dismiss theology as opinion, or (1a) accept theology as objective and dismiss science as opinion. In other words, we should never regard both… Read More Book Review: One World: The interaction of Science and Theology

Who was Marx personally: A brief history of a mean-spirited private life (Part 2)

In the previous post, I’ve narrated about two aspects (out of the five), namely the struggle for power and the dream of a better world, which I thought to be necessary in understanding who Marx personally was, that is, far beyond his celebrated writings and pronouncements. This kind of inquiry, I believe, is important because Marx was… Read More Who was Marx personally: A brief history of a mean-spirited private life (Part 2)

Who was Marx personally: A brief history of a mean-spirited private life.

Concerning ourselves with the thinkers of the modern times, Karl Marx (1818-1883), arguably, had the most impact on actual or concrete revolutions towards politics and, to how we might  live (at least globally). Moreover, his ideas impacted “as well [the] minds of men and women, than any other intellectual in modern times,” says the renowned… Read More Who was Marx personally: A brief history of a mean-spirited private life.