Where would we be without the Internet? This Network of networks, the Internet has empowered mankind with infinite information, an avenue for democracy and a foundation for building relationships across geographical barriers. It has started revolutions and graciously given you the name of the song stuck in your head all day. A cursory glance through […]
About Cody Knox
Cody Knox lives in Wellington, New Zealand and works as a Business Analyst in the IT industry. He graduated from Victoria University of Wellington in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies and Modern Languages. Reading, writing and football number among his passions, with seeing Christ glorified in the minds and hearts of New Zealanders right at the top of that list.
Entries by Cody Knox
In my previous post, we explored the falsifiability (or lack thereof) of some world religions. Here we will dive straight into the credentials of my personal favourite – Christianity. We left off with you asking a question – How is the Christian religion any different from the others? Wasn’t Christianity founded by a solitary, subjective figure […]
An oft repeated sentiment today is that all religions are basically the same in that they are all subjective, unscientific, and just plain false. So in today’s secular climate, how does someone go about filtering out the good from the gunk? Is there even a concept of good religion, or are they all gunk? Secularism […]
Welcome to the final instalment in my series on why thinking matters greatly in the life of the Christian. In part 1 of the series, we looked at the spiritual malnourishment that Christians put themselves through to avoid the ‘lifeless endeavour’ that is theology (or, putting-God-in-a-box-ology). We learnt that the Bible creates a vital link […]
If we do not think seriously about what we believe and why we believe it, we are left with a hollow worldview. Cody unpacks what a worldview and how it shapes our lives.
“We live in what may be the most anti-intellectual period in the history of Western civilization”.[i] These words from theologian, R.C. Sproul, seem a harsh diagnosis. Anti-intellectual seems an odd adjective for the age that has seen numerous advancements in the fields of science, politics, and human rights. University attendance in New Zealand is rising […]
The world is changing. I feel it in my fingers. I feel it in my toes. Anti-intellectualism is sweeping through Western civilization and there is no high ground, no safe haven from the rushing tides. Constant technological advance is making modern life easier and more convenient every day, and while there are definite benefits to this, there […]
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