God’s Power and Human Flourishing: A Biblical Inquiry After Charles Taylor’s “A Secular Age” (Ford, 2008)

My main constructive point in this paper is that, whatever else it might mean, a Christian conception of God’s power and human flourishing that come together in “living in the Spirit” involves seeking wisdom and shaping life through reading and rereading Scripture. So it is appropriate to begin by discussing two biblical passages in which the power of God comes together with human flourishing.