Churches are faced with the reality of pluralism. While the basic phenomenon is not new, the intellectual response to it is: the suggestion that plurality of beliefs is theoretically justified. The first casualty of the pluralist agenda is truth. McGrath's approach is to articulate some of the central presuppositions and methods of a pluralist ideology and intellectual pluralism.
Christians are warned against false teachers. Is there anything we can learn from false teachers? This article offers seven lessons.
What is the nature of truth? Truth is propositional, but it is much more. Truth can be characteristic of persons and things and can be the quality of conduct.
This article is part of a series that seeks to establish a basis for establishing what is right and true. Can we know truth? Truth begins with God, and only God can overcome the fallen condition of man to reveal the truth to him. The Bible reveals this truth.
Although it is true that God cannot contradict himself, and thus his revelation can be relied upon and understood, this does not mean that one can arrive at the truth with nothing more than logic. This article explains that only God can bring one to the truth.
The author's concern in this article is having a good understanding of truth and the nature of truth. He reminds his readers that a biblical concept of truth is a complex of faithfulness, firmness, reliability, honesty, integrity and consistency. In the process, he gives a defence of a biblical understanding of truth against the attacks of Friedrich Nietzsche.
Are all religions at heart the same? Can there be only one true religion? The author reflects upon these questions in Chapter 1. Part of this reflection explains the relevance of people’s assumptions about truth. People’s basic assumptions about the nature of the world fit together to form a worldview.
This article is an argument in defence of proof-texting. Historically, it has served a useful function as a sign of disciplinary symbiosis among theology and exegesis. The authors believe that a renewed practice of proof-texting may serve as a sign of lively interaction between biblical commentary and Christian doctrine.