Archives for Aug 7, 2013 @ 12:50

Our Week at Regent College

Regent College sits noticeably on the campus of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver (UBC edge of campus in the image). We were there seven days with six full days of sun — a glorious week of weather. I was there to teach a course on the Kingdom of God in the teachings of [Read More…]

Pastors and Science Blog

Readers of Jesus Creed blog know how often science and faith comes up, and so we commend to you this new blog by our friend Justin Topp: Promoting Scientific Literacy in Pastors Pastors often have questions about science but struggle with finding the tools or time to answer them. This, combined with a lot of [Read More…]

Which Sex is Stressed Most? Women

From Rob Verger: I welcome a review of this book by someone. Women are more likely than men to suffer from depression. Women are more likely to suffer from anxiety, too, and sleep disorders, as well as a host of other emotional and medical problems. On the other end of the spectrum, men suffer more [Read More…]

Evangelicals Reading Genesis 1-2

That someone like RJS, a fellow blogger here at Jesus Creed, can discuss Bible and science on most Tuesdays and Thursdays, which often enough returns to Genesis 1–2, routinely and still generate conversation after conversation of interest reveals the significance of this topic among many Christians, especially evangelicals. As indicated, the conversation ends up discussion [Read More…]

Parables as Imagination 8

The parables of Jesus summon us to the edge of the world in order to imagine a world that can only be called “kingdom.” One scholar says Luke 7:41-43 is one of the treasured religious possessions of the Western world, while I’d say it was originally Eastern! Still, he’s onto something. It’s brief enough for [Read More…]