“When God began to create the heavens and the earth…” is how the Genesis creation account begins. This introductory statement up-ends the ancient cosmic understanding of magic and gods.… Read More Magic, gods and the re-ordering of Genesis 1
When we overlook the cultural dimension of the original audience of Genesis 1, we risk distorting the original meaning and we get lost in the weeds of misunderstanding and mishandling.… Read More How do you see Genesis 1?
As I read, I began to correlate Left Neglect with another type of neglect that I often experience. It is a type of spiritual neglect. … Read More Soul Neglect
In this post, I am going to about-face and argue that the story of Esther also reveals the solution to defeating racism. We must treat each other as individual persons, not as representatives of our group. … Read More Lessons on Racism in Esther
I am afraid of getting something wrong. I’ve gotten used to listening, so now I’m wondering if I have something to say? There is a lure to stay in research mode because it is hard to think.… Read More Seminary: The unexpected struggle.