The Christian Mind has ratings and 38 reviews. Rachel said: Mr. Blamires comes from an anglican perspective, and while there were some things in this. 8 Dec Died: Harry Blamires, the C. S. Lewis Protégé Who Rediscovered ‘The Christian Mind’. Influential theologian and author lived to be , and to. 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 .
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Definitely some underlined paragraphs that I will be revisiting. Drawing from writers such as Charles Williams, Blamires discusses how Christians view love and fulfillment, compared to the empty void and vision strung up by harrry.
Penetrating and thought provoking. No discrepancy; no compartamentalisation. The Christian Mind Quotes showing of Oct 25, Abigail Hartman rated it bllamires liked it Shelves: The highlight of the book is the last chapter before the postscript.
In it, Blamires explores Christianity’s “sacramental cast” and the affect this has upon the Christian mind.
The Post-Christian Mind
Jan 12, Alex Stroshine rated it really liked it Shelves: Oct 02, Mark rated it really liked it Shelves: I’m surprised christiwn isn’t a very popular book, as it ought to be. Mar 01, Rachel rated it really liked it Shelves: We have no Christian vocabulary to match the complexities of contemporary political, social, and industrial life. Item s unavailable for purchase.
Read this while in college. If I could, I would have given it a 3. However, just a few of the examples chridtian affected by this.
A now-classic book with insights as fresh and relevant today as they were in the s Harry Blamires, a noted British Christian thinker who started writing through the encouragement of C.
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The Christian Mind: How Should a Christian Think?
Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Very very good points about how a Christian should think. Many professors in seminaries today credit Schaeffer for sparking their intellectual imaginations, but they admit that some of his ideas have not held up. Likewise stimulating was the last chapter on hhe Very interesting and extremely well written. For those who are not accustomed to the British style of long sentences and writing, there is a ‘learning curve’.
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This situation, the present [schizophrenic] situation of thousands of thinking Christians is the end product of a process that began the day Christians first decided to stop thinking Christianly in the interests of national harmony; the day when Christians first felt that the only way out of endless public discussion was to limit the operation of acute Christian awareness to the spheres of personal morality and spirituality.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. For instance, Blamires devotes a chapter on the Christian concept of truth, hcristian is a fairly standard piece on objective vs. His other works include Where Do We Stand? Very interesting and extremely well written.
Some quotes from Blamires: Again, although written inthis book will ake you appreciate how we apply Christian thought today. Aug 03, vittore paleni rated it it was amazing. I was really quite surprised. Though published in mund, it feels like it could have been written today.
Somewhat “dated” in its contrast between “natural” and “supernatural”, typical of his materialistic period and writing.
The Christian Mind: How Should a Christian Think? by Harry Blamires
Oct 31, Nicolas Losito rated it it was amazing. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. The Anglican Church and the Catholic Church, although distinct entities, do share some fundamental theological positions, ceremonial liturgy, and a significant role for the Church in the life of the individual.
It is proper to give way to other people’s interests: Would you like us to take another look at this review? Yes, sometimes I didn’t fully grasp a concept and I could never write something like this myself, but it was well worth the time invested. In addition, Blamires writes from an Anglican perspective, which narrow his relevancy in some situations. Sep 27, Matthew rated it really liked it.
No current Talk conversations about this book. Arguing that a distinctively Christian reasoning has been swept away by secular modes of thought and politically correct assumptions, the author calls for the recovery of th In this now classic book, noted scholar and author Harry Blamires perceptively diagnoses some of the weaknesses besetting the church with insights as fresh and relevant today as they were in the s.
We stopped thinking about these things long ago. Already such relationships exist among the perfected in Heaven. Want to Read saving…. This book, written in the early s, discusses how to think Christianly about secular subjects.
His style is also tailored to those who like thinking about society, secularism and Christian thinking, with the possibility of getting bored with the objective writing and the very very little of the author’s subjective ideas or stories here and there.
Feb 20, Russ rated it liked it Shelves: In other words, Christians have given up the battle ground of Christian worldview-warfare. We got into the habit of stepping out of our Christian garments whenever we stepped mentally into the field of social and political life. Aug 26, Stephen rated hcristian it was amazing Shelves: