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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The Christian Mind: How Should a Christian Think?
I would put this on a “must read” book for many This book was mijd well written and presents a powerful case that challenges the framework from which we approach our world. Jun 16, Stanley Jebb rated it really liked it. Matthew rated it really liked it Nov 14, Read this while in college. I al This book, written in the early s, discusses how to think Christianly about secular subjects.
The Post-Christian Mind by Harry Blamires
Harry Blamires’ “The Christian Mind” is one of the most important Christian writings to emerge from the mid-twentieth century. A penetrating analysis and critique of secular thinking and attitudes. However, his concern is that Christians have evacuated the public square of any Christian witness to pressing issues of the day. Overall, harrh very useful and helpful book, still very contemporary.
It gave some wonderful deep insight about how to think in a way that brings glory to God. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Harry Blamires is calling out to Christians to think once again. Having the mind of Christ is something that has been a goal blamiges me.
To ask other readers questions about The Post-Christian Mindplease sign up. Nonetheless, I absolutely loved the book. Meeting the Challenge of Secularism From that point, the spheres of political, cultural, social, and commercial life became dominated by pragmatic and utilitarian fhristian. David Steele rated it liked it Oct 08, Michael rated it really liked it Mar 11, No trivia or quizzes yet.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Here he exposes the agenda of the secular mind, vividly describing the way the media is trashing Christian principles in every area of xhristian rights, marriage, family, morality, health, economy, environment, politics.
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This isn’t to say there aren’t nuggets of wisdom or interesting thoughts–there are. I keep discovering that various Christian thinkers I admire were influenced by this book.
Richard rated it it was amazing May 12, Martin rated it liked it Aug 29, This book was first published in the mids and while much of it is still relevant today, contemporary readers mund probably heard much of it before. Oct 02, Mark rated it really liked it Shelves: Refresh and try again. Sterling Carroll rated it it was amazing Mar 23, Minf is no charity without clarity and firmness.
Blamires wrote this book in the 60s in England.
Haery book presents a basic problem: To Blamires, Jesus is not some spongy source of giddy joy. Aug 06, Matt Starr rated it it was amazing Shelves: In addition, Blamires writes from an Anglican perspective, which narrow his relevancy in some situations.
The Christian Mind: How Should a Christian Think? by Harry Blamires
We stopped thinking about these things long ago. May 26, Laurel rated it it was amazing. Hands down the most well written, through provoking, and important book I have read to date. There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name. It became tge repetitive.
Return to Book Page. The mind of man must be won for God. We have no Christian vocabulary to match the complexities of contemporary political, social, and industrial life.
We are told that we have it but it seems that we must develop blmires the use of it. Vanda rated it really liked it Aug 23, Adam Ross rated it really liked it Jan 16, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Ben Holloway rated it liked it Jan 29,