Christ-Centered History Elevates Us All by David Thomas
Theology and history have a long and fruitful story of engagement. At the heart of the gospel is theological truth in historical embodiment, and Christians have run with that. In their modern, professional forms, though, the two fields do not engage easily. The point of difficulty is not method or topic, however; the point of separation is confessional.
History as an academic discipline is a thoroughly secular, empirical field. It requires methodological naturalism and operates entirely w . . .