evolution, creationism, intelligent design and THE problem of animal suffering (interview with Ron Osborn)

Today’s post is an interview with Ronald E. Osborn, author of Death Before the Fall: Biblical Literalism and the Problem of Animal Suffering, a critique “scientific creationism” and wrestles with questions of divine goodness in the light of harrowing realities of animal suffering.  In my opinion, this is one of the more perplexing, and even unsettling, issues for [Read More...]

Christianity, evolution, and Bambi Theology

I just came across a brief but insightful interview at the Collegeville Institute for Ecumencial and Cultural Research. Janet Kragt Bakker interviews Christopher Southgate on the how Christian faith engages theologically the harsh realities of evolutionary theory, namely extinction, suffering, and cruelty in the animal world. Southgate is a biochemist, poet, and Christian theologian. He is [Read More...]


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