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Truth Beyond Propositions

Not all truth is expressed propositionally. I qualify immediately (and gladly). Some truth—much truth—is expressed propositionally. “God is wise and good” is both a proposition and true. Likewise “Light travels 186,282 miles every second.” Conversely, “God is foolish and wicked” is false, as is “Light slows to 25 mph in school zones.” No controversy here. The gospel itself—the evangelium which forms the cornerstone of evangelicalism’s identity—is a set of propositions. Here are some of them: Mankind sinned. Mankind deserves condemnation. God is merciful. God became Man to bear the condemnation for mankind. The God-Man defeated death and became the first-fruits of the resurrection. Mankind ca

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