Death as Failure and Death as Goal

In Peter Leithart’s book Delivered From the Elements of the World he discusses the meaning of the word “flesh” as it is presented in scripture. Leithart’s conclusion about the meaning of flesh is that “flesh” means mortal, and what the Bible calls “life according to the flesh” is life under the reign of mortality, which…

No Escapes: Rethinking addiction

Peter Hitchens recently got into some trouble for questioning modern psychology’s concept of addiction. Hitchens essentially argued that addiction talk rids the addict of responsibility. Their addiction is a desease; addicts are the victims of their addiction. Hitchen’s argues that there is something wrong with that way of describing addiction, that anything can be an…