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Publisher: Areopagus The: March 2013
Seller ID: 339977
Condition: Used - Very Good
The Christian philosopher Alvin Plantinga writes that as a student at Yale the academic culture was wonderfully stimulating, free and open in most every respect but one: whenever the question, "What is the truth about this matter?" came up, it was usually dismissed as unsophisticated and naive. Obviously, Pilate's question to Jesus, "What is truth?" remains an open issue and an unsolvable riddle - if not a purely rhetorical question - to most of our current crop of cultural elites. As William Gairdner notes in The Book of Absolutes, "Ironically, relativism has become our only absolute."...