In our present age, there is a great deal of confusion. The social fabric of our society and culture is being torn apart thread by thread, resulting in a whole host of challenges to long-held beliefs about what it means to live together in a society, what is the nature and limitation of personal freedom, and what it means to be a Christian in today’s world.
A common thread running through all of these issues is the current confusion over what it means to be a human being. As human beings, we all have a vision of what it means to be human and to live a fulfilling life. We often take it for granted that others share our assumptions of what it means to be human and what is the purpose of human life. Sadly, it’s a faulty assumption that everyone else shares our understanding of what it means to be human. [Read more…]