Friday, April 18, 2014
Faith in the Military: In Heidelberg Faith Goes to My Head
Reading this book I came to understand that learning and Christianity were not mutually exclusive. I entered Christianity through the anti-intellectual door of the Baptist Church and started to wonder if being stupid was the best path to faith. Taking the Bible literally makes many people suspicious of all learning: science, philosophy, economics, literature, history. And here was Lewis bringing every branch of learning together in service of the faith.
By the end of the Heidelberg trip, I was thinking of leaving the Army to go to college full time.