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Guest Column – Spirituality: up or down?

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October 2007
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Guest Column – Spirituality: up or down?

 Guest Column Spirituality: up or down? David F. Wells Today we have a choice between two kinds of spirituality. One starts from 'below' and the other starts from 'above'. One sees saving spirituality as natural to the self. The other sees it as given to the self. One starts with human experience, the other with divine revelation.…

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Down the slippery slope

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September 2007
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Down the slippery slope

Down the slippery slopeby David F. WellsWhen we think of life in terms of the self, we enter a psychological world. When we think of life in terms of the biblical God, we are in a moral world. We in the West have moved from the latter to the former - from one worldview…

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Guest Column – Self above all

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August 2007
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Guest Column – Self above all

Guest ColumnSelf above allby David F. WellsThe European-based World values survey was published in 2003 - an astonishing study that surveyed 80% of the world's population. Its findings were not a surprise. They do, however, confirm what many Western writers have been saying.Those who live in the West think about themselves in ways that…

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