More than a decade later, I read Harry Blamires’ The. Christian Mind. The first sentence of Chapter 1 reads: “There is no longer a Christian mind.” It was a very . The obituary of Harry Blamires recently printed in the Times newspaper came as a shock. Not having heard of this writer for years, one. The Christian Mind has ratings and 37 reviews. Rachel said: Mr. Blamires comes from an anglican perspective, and while there were some things in this.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jul 03, Raffi rated it liked it Shelves: I found many of the specific issues that he brought up to be interesting and thought-provoking.
It is urgently necessary to clear the air on this matter. Return to Book Page.
Blamires does an excellent job of breaking his thoughts into digestible portions that can be read a bit at a time. We stopped thinking about these things long ago.
Jun 28, Mond Herrington rated it it was amazing.
He has won a wide following of both British and American readers for his provocative works in theology, education, English literature, and fiction. Blamires begins by pointing out that Christians still have a fairly good sense of morality, worship and practice e.
The Christian Mind: How Should a Christian Think? by Harry Blamires
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Adam Ross rated it really liked it Jan 16, It isn’t that the writing is poor it is excellentrather that it isn’t engaging.
Feb 20, Russ rated it liked it Shelves: To Jind, Jesus is not some spongy source of giddy joy. We do not know, we cannot say.
The Christian Mind Quotes by Harry Blamires
There is also excessive repetition that is unnecessary. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It is both troubling and challenging to realize the extent to which we have lost the ability to think. I started this book several times and burned out somewhere in the first or second chapter, and even this time, though I was determined to reach the end and did soI found it somewhat difficult. For the church’s function is properly to reconstitute the concept and the reality of the fill man, faculties, and forces blended and united in the service of God.
I’ve read it countless times and still discover a freshness from it in every season of my life.
The Post-Christian Mind
There is no charity without clarity and firmness. Certainly, the church has preserved the concept of a loving God, a merciful God, a compassionate God.
It has been assumed that the charitable man suppresses his views in the same way that he subordinates his personal interests.
Yet our ignorance and silence are certainly not due to the fact that the welfare state has made Christian thinking out of date and irrelevant. I was pleasantly surprised when I started this book as an audiobook freely downloaded via the library that i 4. Sterling Carroll rated it it was amazing Mar 23, By relegating Blammires to only the “spiritual” realm, w Mr.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. To ask other readers questions about The Post-Christian Mindharrj sign up. Blamires develops a compelling argument for how distinctively unChristian thoughts have polluted Christian minds in the 20th and 21st Centuries. Blamires comes from an anglican perspective, and while there were some things in this book that I didn’t fully agree with, the message of the book is very good, and there are some absolutely phenomenal chapters.
The Church has ceased to think Christianly.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to haery Goodreads account. No trivia or quizzes yet. Pedro rated it it was amazing Aug 21, I hope to purchase a copy soon to coordinate my many notes. Wherever men think and talk, the banner will have to be raised. One of the most important books you’ll ever read. Hands down the most well written, through provoking, and important book I have read to date. This book, written in the early s, discusses how to think Christianly about secular subjects.
Trivia About The Christian Min The sphere of the intellectual, the sphere of knowledge and understanding, is not a sphere in which the Christian chrsitian ground, or even tolerates vagueness and confusion. John rated it miind was amazing May 31, How Should a Christian Think?
Particularly useful was Blamires’ definition of “truth” Ch. Mary Troxel rated it it was amazing Aug 17, I also think that he held to some different opinions than the majority of Christians would today particularly about issues related to the natural environment and the development of city lifebut he presented a strong Christian basis for his ideas.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Do we, when we worship God, or when we reflect on His nature, catch a clear echo of His resounding and indomitable majesty? We have long ceased to bring Christian judgement to bear upon the secular public world.