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Affirm, Critique, Transcend

Nancy Pearcey, Saving Leonardo:

Biblical truth is so rich and multi-dimensional that it can affirm what is true in every worldview, while at the same time critiquing its errors and transcending its limitations. In this way, Christianity makes possible the greatest intellectual and artistic freedom.

C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity:

If you are a Christian you do not have to believe that all the other religions are simply wrong all through. If you are an atheist you do have to believe that the main point in all the religions of the whole world is simply one huge mistake.

Pondering Potter

While on vacation, I had the opportunity to watch the highly acclaimed (and highly controversial) Harry Potter series. Yes, yes, it’s true – and for those of you who temporarily fainted out of shock, the smelling salts are in the medicine cabinet.

It was interesting, to say the least, and sharing the experience with friends was an added bonus. We watched the films, thought about them, and used them as fodder for several healthy discussions. Our opinions varied a bit from person to person, but ultimately, the general consensus seemed to be this: Harry Potter was neither as good nor as bad as we were expecting it to be.

Now let me explain.

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