Cliff's Edge

Cliff Goldstein

is editor of the Adult Sabbath School Bible Study Guide. His next book, Baptizing the Devil: Evolution and the Seduction of Christianity has just been released by Pacific Press.

​The Truth

Having grown up in a secular Jewish home, I can count on three fingers the number of Jewish holidays we kept. The essence of those experiences could be summed up like this: They tried to kill us, they failed, let’s eat!

Those holidays, though, made more sense than did my secular education, which was essentially structured on the postmodern meta-narrative that “truth” (to pilfer Nietzsche) was just “a mobile army of metaphors,” illusions “of which we have forgotten that they are illusions” and blah, blah, blah.

Postmodernism is simply the retrofitted sophistry that Plato ate for breakfast more than three centuries before Christ, …

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