Why Akathleptos?

Why Akathleptos? Because it means Uncontainable. God is infinite. Hence, the whole universe cannot contain Him. The term also refers to the incomprehensibility of God. No man can know everything about God. We can know Him personally but not exhaustively, not even in Heaven.

Why Patmos? Because the church is increasingly marginalized and exiled from the culture.

Why Pen-Names? So the focus is on the words and not who wrote them. We prefer to let what we say stand on its own merit. There is precedent in church history for this - i.e., the elusive identity of Ambrosiaster who wrote in the 4th century A.D.

“Truth is so obscured nowadays, and lies so well established, that unless we love the truth we shall never recognize it." Blaise Pascal

Monday, August 7, 2017

Time for Truth: Living Free in a World of Lies, Hype, and Spin

Os Guinness is a Christian with a PhD in Philosophy from Oxford. In this video he asserts that the West has witnessed the end of the "heroic stand on truth" that was seen in such events as the fall of the Soviet Union and the reunification of Germany. At the Veritas Forum at Stanford in 2002, Guinness argued that truth is something which confronts us, causing us either to shape our desires according to truth, or to (try to) shape truth according to our desires. Now - 15 years later - the cultural situation regarding truth has dangerously deteriorated much further into the abyss ......

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