Ligonier Blog / Sunday / December 21 / 2014

Latest from Keith Mathison

  • Augustine of Hippo

    from Keith Mathison Nov 01, 2014 Category: Book Reviews

    St. Augustine was born in A.D. 354 in the town of Thagaste in North Africa to a pagan father and a Christian mother.  From these inauspicious beginnings, he would eventually become one of the most influential thinkers in the history of the Church and Western civilization.  The ramifications of his debates with the Donatists and the Pelagians are still felt to this day in the Church.  His Confessions remains a spiritual classic among Christians of widely varying traditions.  His magnum opus, The City of God laid down the political and religious foundations for the following 1000 years of medieval history.  Those involved in serious theological debate continue to appeal to the writings of Augustine for support. Keep Reading
  • Abort Abortion: The Bottom of the Slippery Slope

    from Keith Mathison Sep 20, 2014 Category: Articles

    To acknowledge the fact that the unborn child is a living human being and then to argue that a mother should have the right to choose to kill it anyway does not start one down a slippery slope. It is the pit at the bottom of the slope. It is open and unabashed advocacy of cold-blooded murder, and the murder of defenseless children at that. Keep Reading
  • Life with Cancer: One Year Later

    from Keith Mathison Aug 30, 2014 Category: Articles

    One year ago this week, I received a phone call I'll never forget. I was sitting at my desk when the phone rang. I saw on the display that the call was from my wife Tricia. I answered the phone, and I could hear her crying as she spoke the words: "The doctor says I have cancer." Keep Reading
  • Abort Abortion: Ethical Schizophrenia

    from Keith Mathison Aug 16, 2014 Category: Articles

    In March 2014, a minor uproar ensued when news reports revealed that aborted and miscarried babies were "incinerated as clinical waste and even used to heat some hospitals in the United Kingdom. . ." Keep Reading