Idolatry and the Cult of Narcissism

In the last few years, quite a few Christian preachers and authors have written books that discuss idolatry in the Christian's life.  Building on C.S. Lewis and other currently trendy Christian thinkers from the recent past, Tim Keller, Mark Driscoll and other popular leaders do a decent job unmasking the idols many of us have.  I'm glad… Continue reading Idolatry and the Cult of Narcissism

Sarna on Idols (The 2nd Commandment)

 This is a fantastic explanation of Exodus 20.4 by Jewish scholar Nahum Sarna. "The revolutionary Israelite concept of God entails his being wholly separate from the world of his creation and wholly other than what the human mind can conceive or the human imagination depict.  Therefore, any material representation of divinity is prohibited, a proscription elaborated… Continue reading Sarna on Idols (The 2nd Commandment)