Publications

Seeking Imperialism’s Embrace: National Identity, Decolonization, and Assimilation in the French Caribbean

Dr. Childers’ new book, Seeking Imperialism’s Embrace: National Identity, Decolonization, and Assimilation in the French Caribbean, was published this month by Oxford University Press. Hailed as a “rich and vital work” that explores “a complex and fascinating history,” the monograph makes a “major contribution to our understanding of the Caribbean, France, and the story of… Read more »

Star Struck: Seeing the Creator in the Wonders of Our Cosmos

Dr. David Bradstreet is many things: a world-class scientist, a faithful follower of Christ, a devoted teacher, a husband, father and playful grandfather, and a collector of stuffed cows (that all jumped over the moon, of course). As Provost Dr. Keith Iddings puts it—and popular opinion confirms—he is truly “an astronomy rock star.” Dr. Bradstreet,… Read more »

Liberal Learning and the Great Christian Traditions

As an aspect of civic humanism, the liberal arts comprehended the skills necessary to realize the common good of free citizens within a free society, the mental habits basic to citizenship as preached and taught in the classical, medieval, and Renaissance worlds. The liberal arts formed people with the virtues proper to civic life. The… Read more »

The Perspective of Love

While many of the Reformers considered natural law unproblematic, many Protestants consider natural law a “Catholic thing,” and not persuasive. Natural law, it is thought, competes with the Gospel, overlooks the centrality of Christ, posits a domain of pure nature, and overlooks the noetic effects of sin. This “Protestant Prejudice,” however strong, overlooks developments in… Read more »

The Intimate Parent

“The Intimate Parent” Article by Dr. Jeffrey Dill for The Blog for the Institute of Family Studies.

The Erosion of Biblical Certainty

“Historians commonly agree that the understanding of the Bible as a supernatural text conveying both spiritual and historical truths came under devastating assaults from the natural sciences and German historical critics in the 1800s. According to this account, by the latter years of that century, the image of the Bible as a supernaturally inspired and… Read more »