There was the faith of the community, the wisdom of skill of the artisans, and the purposes of those who commissioned the work. In the modern perspective, the will of the individual artist is sometimes all that matters. Not surprisingly, precisely as the artist in the modern era began to see himself as the priest and prophet of a new age, he also began to lose relevance to the world around him.
This is the final essay in a series documenting the relationship between R. J. Rushdoony (1916–2001), the founder of the Chalcedon Foundation, and Cornelius Van Til (1895–1987), a professor of Christian apologetics at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Some people accept a two-kingdom management model: one theory of management for the business world, another for the religious world. It’s time for a one-kingdom model of management. And then get everyone to work.
Israel desired liberation from God and not a liberation to God They wanted heaven, but they wanted it without fulfilling their covenant oath of obedience. Israel wanted the impossible.