Archives For Images of Christ

In a recent series on postmillennialism’s promotion of human culture and art, I noted that Christians may produce images of Jesus (though not for adoration or worship). I argued that such pictures are images of his human nature and form and not images of God himself. One concerned reader, Vaughn Hamilton, has offered a lengthy […]

Continue Reading...

Postmillennialists are strongly committed to the cultural mandate. We believe God calls his people to engage all areas of human culture in seeking to glorify God. This includes the visual arts. In the last three articles I gave a brief defense of artistic representations of Christ. In this second-to-last article I will interact with two […]

Continue Reading...

As a biblical eschatological viewpoint, postmillennialism presents a holistic worldview. Foundational to the postmillennial hope is the victory of the gospel throughout the world so that it becomes the dominant philosophy of life among men. We believe that the gospel is indeed the power of God unto salvation (Rom 1:16). We believe Christ really meant for […]

Continue Reading...

In the Bible God reveals his law to man. The basic fundamentals of his law are contained in the Ten Commandments. As postmillennialists we believe that God calls upon us to develop human culture under God’s law and to his glory. But then the question arises as to the role of specifically religious art: May […]

Continue Reading...