The Book ' Christian Mind ' By Harry Blamires

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Since junior high, I have been always interested in science and realism. I was always amazed at the natural phenomena around the world, and I am a kind of person who does not easily trust unless there is a solid proof. I am like Thomas, one of the twelve disciples who refused to believe that Jesus was alive unless he reach out his hand into Jesus’ side (John 20:24-25). I became numb of Christian thinking because I was too obsessed with the tangible reality. Therefore, reading the book “Christian Mind” by Harry Blamires, opened up my eyes to Christian mind. The first half of the book discusses how “there is no longer a Christian mind,” and Christians living in the present times accept “religion, its morality, its worship, its spiritual culture; but he rejects the religious view of life” (pg. 3). Blamires moves forward with his discussion and states that “people will think pragmatically, politically, but not Christianly” (pg. 13). He appeals his disappointments that in the world, there are not many Christian thinkers in many fields. He argues that Christian thinkers cannot meet as thinking Christians because over variety of field in the society, because there are no one to have conversation with Christian mind. After reading his book, I began to reflect on why I should view everything with Christian mind. In 1 Corinthians 10:31, Paul is telling us to do everything “for the glory of God.” Thinking as secularists will make me a secularist, not a Christian. I cannot glorify…

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