Archives for Jun 9, 2011 @ 11:49

A Cop out — and I agree

From Daniel Kirk: Yesterday in the Twitterverse the following quote was going around: The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays. It’s alleged that this quote comes from Kierkegaard, though I haven’t seen a reference appended to it anywhere. The first time I [Read More…]

Conflict or Not? (RJS)

Matt J. Rossano posted a column recently at the Huffington Post: The (Lack Of) Conflict Between Science and Religion in College Students. This was later reposted at BioLogos. Dr. Rossano is a professor of psychology at Southeastern Louisiana University specializing in evolutionary psychology, especially religion and science and the evolution of religion. He has published [Read More…]

God Behaving Badly 7

Is the God of the Old Testament rigid or is that God flexible? David Lamb, in his excellent book, God Behaving Badly: Is the God of the Old Testament Angry, Sexist and Racist?, probes this question. Do you think God changes his mind? Does God change? [Like David Lamb, I have no intention here to [Read More…]