The Native Tourist
reformed/biblical observations on Christianity and culture

Friday, August 06, 2004
The Other Shoe Drops
Howard King has just posted the second (and last) part of his scathing critique of my book. Needless to say he and I have drastically different worldviews - even though we are brothers in Christ.

He speaks of "Hegeman's carnal theory of culture", "Hegeman's materialistic view of Christian culture" and he states that "Hegeman's idea of culture is worldly, so his vision of the eternal state is worldly, as well."

I must plead guilty as charged.

I prefer "earthy" rather than "worldly", because of the negative overtones that the latter term has in the Bible. But the scriptures condemn "world" as a sinful, anti-Christian system - not the physical reality of the earth. Which IS eternal.