Dennis Durst

Written by Dennis Durst

Dennis L. Durst is an Associate Professor of Theology at Kentucky Christian University. He is author of Eugenics and Protestant Social Reform (Pickwick/Wipf & Stock, 2017).

HomeArticles Posted by Dennis Durst

In his classic work A Secular Age, Charles Taylor argued that the shift away from religious and toward a secular worldview turns not sheerly on scientific, but more fundamentally upon ethical, considerations.  If, as materialism holds, the world is ultimately impersonal, then the demands of a personal God to evade activities that seem pleasant, natural, or innocent, struck some thinkers…