From Socrates to Immanuel Kant, here is a survey of the development of the modern mind.
The message of the gospel…is first that we are in a terrible and dangerous situation...secondly that God in His love has rescued us from said situation...both are essential
This will help you understand what is happening on the religious and social scene in America.
Did Jesus really claim to be God? Is the New Testament really reliable? Many would say no. Let's look at the facts...
When Satan comes to "deceive, if possible, even the elect," (Mat. 24:24) what words does he say? Whether in Liberalism or in Humanism or in the Emergent Church, or all the way back in Eden - the basic promise and the basic lie is still the same.
In his exceedingly helpful and insightful book Christianity and Liberalism, J. Gresham Machen writes, "the issue in the Church of the present day is not between two varieties of the same religion, but, at bottom, between two essentially different types of thought and life. There is much interlocking of the branches, but the two tendencies…spring from different roots." (Machen, 266-267). Machen goes on to explain that the differences can be contained in a single word: "naturalistic" and "supernaturalistic." From these divergent roots spring two completely separate systems of thought.