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 world should listen to the authority behind christiann church. Blamires laments how little the typical Christian, who professes a message that is sweeping in scope, actually allows his faith to penetrate all aspects of life. Aug 26, Stephen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sean Nemecek rated it really liked it Jul 01, In addition, Blamires writes from an Anglican perspective, which christisn his relevancy in some situations.
The Church has ceased to think Christianly. Likewise stimulating was the last chapter on “christian romanticism”, a much needed discussion today. I was especially impressed with the way Blamires intertwined the thinking with the feeling, the cognitions with the spiritual. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I was pleasantly surprised when I started this book as an audiobook freely downloaded via the library that blwmires was instantly interesting.
Martin rated it liked it Aug 29, We got into the habit of stepping out of our Christian garments whenever we stepped mentally into the field of social and political life. Richard rated it it was amazing May 12, I would put this on a “must read” book for many Christians looking to deepen how they approach and interact with their world.
While some of the material is a bit dated e. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. How Should a Christian Blamirez
The Christian Mind Quotes by Harry Blamires
Penetrating and thought provoking. In other words, Christians have given up the blanires ground of Christian worldview-warfare. I al This book, written in the early s, thr how to think Christianly about secular subjects. We have long ceased to bring Christian judgement to bear upon the secular public world. The damage done by this false deduction has been enormous. I have decided to critique this work by suggesting new titles that this could be published under: It became pretty repetitive.
And just as it is bad form to boast about your private possessions or loudly recapitulate your personal achievements, so too it is bad form announce what your convictions are.
Oct 02, Mark rated it really liked it Shelves: Nonetheless, I absolutely loved the book. However, Blamires’ premise is one which must be considered by every believer: Jun 16, Stanley Jebb rated it really liked it. For those who are not accustomed to the British style of long sentences and writing, there is a ‘learning curve’. I’ve read it countless times and still discover a freshness from it in every season of my life.
Many professors in seminaries today credit Schaeffer for sparking their intellectual imaginations, but they admit that some of his ideas have not held up. Time 3 I think Blamires begins by pointing out that Christians harey have a fairly good sense of morality, worship a Harry Blamires’ “The Christian Mind” is one of the most important Hwrry writings to emerge from the mid-twentieth century.
Blamires begins by pointing out that Christians still chfistian a fairly good sense harrj morality, worship and practice e. Often times those who spout about the importance of Christian intelligence leave out the equal importance of Christian emotion and spiritual longing. Already such relationships exist among the perfected in Heaven.
The Christian Mind: How Should a Christian Think?
I have trouble getting through nonfiction books; they do not grab you like a novel can, making you want to return again and again for more. Trivia About The Christian Min The reason we have nothing to say to the contemporary situation is that we have not been thinking about the contemporary situation.
In his classic book, Harry Blamires defined and christiah the essential qualities of The Christian Mind. The mind of man must be won for God.