Archives for Aug 29, 2013 @ 12:18

Look what we found at the archaeological dig: Want to eat some?

From The Smithsonian: Modern archeologists, excavating ancient Egyptian tombs, have often found something unexpected amongst the tombs’ artifacts: pots of honey, thousands of years old, and yet still preserved. Through millennia, the archeologists discover, the food remains unspoiled, an unmistakable testament to the eternal shelf-life of honey. There are a few other examples of foods that keep–indefinitely–in [Read More…]

We Must Believe in Age Redux (RJS)

Awhile ago I put up a post derived from a collection of essays by Dorothy Sayers published in  Christian letters to a post-Christian world and republished a decade or so later as The Whimsical Christian. Although both are now out of print, used copies remain available.  Sayers deserves a far broader readership than she receives. [Read More…]

The Issue: What does Genesis 1-2 Say about God and Humans?

Sometimes debates about text get so much attention one forgets what the text is all about. It’s like the old “we’re here to drain the swamp not worry about gators.” Genesis 1-2 has been swamped by gators so much there’s no swamp left to drain! That is why someone like Tremper Longman’s study, “What Genesis [Read More…]