The Core of Classical LDS Christian Liberal Arts Education

n>In LDS Christian scripture we find Jesus’ own self-expression:  “Behold, I am Alpha and Omega, even Jesus Christ.  Wherefore, let all men beware how they take my name in their lips” (Doctrine and Covenants 63:60-61).  The context of this scripture was an exhortation to Church members that they not assume authority, or speak with authority that they do not have.  Jesus also described himself in John 14:6, “ . . . I am the way, the truth, and the life. . . .”   If the transitive principle holds in rational argument as it does in mathematics, then Christian scholars ought to be quite careful how we talk about “truth.” I draw from this that proclaiming something to be true, or presenting something as truth is not a simple thing, but it is a sacred thing, something that should always be carried out with due attention focused on the larger picture of things—even the “beginning,” and the “end.” Read Full Article »

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