It was educational, if distressing, to read some college newspapers right after September 11, 2001. Students were often shocked by the unspeakable cruelty of the terrorist acts and had no problem calling them "evil." Some professors, however, had a different take. "You haven't listened to us!" was their rhetoric. In the vigorous exchanges that flooded the pages of these gazettes, some questioned the propriety of calling anything good or evil or right or wrong. "It's not about absolutes, but about perspective and power!" was the sorry supplication.
William Edgar is professor of apologetics at Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) and is an accomplished musician.
Issue: "Reaching Out In Our Time" July/August 2003 Vol. 12 No. 4 Page number(s): 32-33
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