knowledge is no mere collection of data; it is data seen in relationship to God as the sovereign and almighty one. Knowledge comes from God; it is the reverential subordination of all knowing to the Creator. Rushdoony, R. J.. Intellectual Schizophrenia: Culture, Crisis and Education (Kindle Locations 535-536). Chalcedon. Kindle Edition.
There is a biblical command and purpose to education children, particularly young men. But it is missing today in America. I write what follows, not from the lofty vantage point of sterling success, but rather the bittersweet mixture of success mixed with much failure.
So long as we do not look beyond the earth, we are quite pleased with our own righteousness, wisdom, and virtue; we address ourselves in the most flattering terms, and seem only less than demigods. Calvin, John. Calvin: The Institutes of the Christian Religion (best navigation with Direct Verse Jump) (Kindle Locations 688-689). OSNOVA. Kindle […]
Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice? She standeth in the top of high places, by the way in the places of the paths. She crieth at the gates, at the entry of the city, at the coming in at the doors. Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice is […]
All the evidence of divine spiritual truth, and all the foundation of our real interest in the things whereof it is a declaration — as to benefit, advantage, and comfort — depend on their relation unto Christ. Owen, John. Christologia – Enhanced Version (Kindle Locations 1924-1925). Christian Classics Ethereal Library. Kindle Edition.