Friday, March 31, 2017
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Those who read Genesis 1 as basically a God ordering of creation account often seem to ignore the natural world informer, which may be telling us that things are not so unequivocally simple. When interpreting Genesis 1 it simply won’t do to read the text alone, even in its ancient Near Eastern context. The time has come, if we are to better interpret this story, to also interact with the natural world and then see where that takes us. Creation may not be so orderly after all, and if it’s not, Genesis 1 will have to be read in a new light.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
validity of the Christian faith will only continue to suffer if we do not
engage the issues and ideas of our day. To bury our heads in the sand and hope
the challenges to the truth of what we believe will all go away, is wishful
Monday, March 27, 2017
Recent questions revolving around ‘what is history?’
have given rise to this. What is narrative? Umberto Eco, of The Name
of the Rose fame, suggests that to tell a story or write a narrative you
have to construct a world.
Friday, March 24, 2017
Beyond the fleeting and idolatrous deceptions of the meta-narratives