Archives for Aug 12, 2011 @ 13:47

Faith and Healing

By Cassandra Spratling: She is recognized as one of metro Detroit’s best doctors, but when it comes to healing, Dr. Earlexia Norwood is fueled by faith. “I believe in the ability of God to work within people,” said Norwood, who works with the Henry Ford Medical Center in Troy. “My practice could not exist without [Read More…]

Robots and Humans

Damon Horowitz: We are more than the sum of our parts. How does someone become a technologist? In my case, it happened in college. I was an undergraduate at Columbia University, reading and discussing what were once unrepentantly called “the classics.” I really wanted to understand what the great thinkers thought about the great questions [Read More…]

The Problem of Biblicism 8

Christian Smith, in his must-read and challenging book, Bible Made Impossible, The: Why Biblicism Is Not a Truly Evangelical Reading of Scripture, contends that what many of us (evangelicals) affirm is impossible to hold with intellectual integrity. He calls this belief “biblicism,” and if you want to read what it is read this post. The [Read More…]

Dialogue, what is it?

When it comes to our faith and non-Christian faiths, what does it mean to enter into “dialogue”? The most recent Cape Town Commitment addressed this question in the context of “living the love of Christ among people of other faiths.” In other words, instead of seeing other faiths to be one of confrontation, the CTC [Read More…]