Allen is Professor of Philosophy at Princeton Theological Seminary and is becoming a well-known author and lecturer. This is more a book on apologetics than on postmodernism yet he is arguing for a mode through which we might reach this present generation. Though for Allen, lost man is not compelled to conclude God’s existence through the cosmological method, he is compelled by the two books of Nature and Scripture to search for such a God. His thoughts on the appeal to Justice and Community are helpful in understanding today’s generation. It is disappointing that Allen (teaching in the halls that heard B.B. Warfield and J Gresham Machen) denies the literal account of Genesis 1-12.
The Gospel and NarrativeOctober 20, 2011
Long John Silver is a prominent name in the minds of those young (and older) boys who have read Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. Throughout the entire story young Jim Hawkins struggles with who the real Long John Silver is and how to understand his actions. Is he the affable, generous sea cook, and friend […]
The Highways and HedgesJune 4, 2011
I found the joy of the salvation of others. Oh, the privilege, the blessed privilege, to be used of God to win a soul to Christ, and to see a man or woman being led out of bondage by some act of ours toward them. To think that God should condescend to allow us to […]
Does Love Win?May 7, 2011
Recently, there has been an explosion of attention focused on Rob Bell and his new book, Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived, which was released in March 2011 by HarperOne. The buzz surrounding this book began when Bell posted an introductory video to his book […]