creating Adam, again and again

Today’s post is the second of two by Karl Giberson and is adapted from his newly published Saving the Original Sinner: How Christians Have Used the Bible’s First Man to Oppress, Inspire, and Make Sense of the World.  Giberson teaches Science & Religion at Stonehill College and is a key figure in the science/faith dialogue. His [Read More...]

Adam’s Fall and Early Christian Notions of Sin

Today’s post is by Karl Giberson and is adapted from his newly published Saving the Original Sinner: How Christians Have Used the Bible’s First Man to Oppress, Inspire, and Make Sense of the World.  Giberson teaches Science & Religion at Stonehill College and a key figure in the science/faith dialogue. His other books on on [Read More...]

Bryan College and evolution: maybe the board and president should listen to the faculty and students on this one

Inside Higher Education posted recently the latest developments in the unfortunate yet expected and predictable events at Bryan College over evolution. (See my earlier post here.) You will recall that college’s board voted to “clarify” the colleges original statement on human origins from this: “that the origin of man was by fiat of God in [Read More...]

A 7-Day Creation Story for the 21st Century: Is, pray, such a thing even possible? (answer below)

Problem: The 7-day creation story in Genesis 1 reflects outdated ways of thinking of the universe, but modern scientific models of creation have no soul. Solution: Write an updated version of the Genesis story from the vantage point of contemporary science. But is there such a thing? And if so, who is able (and nervy enough) to pull [Read More...]

Jesus, Women, and the Universe (and it all hangs on the Yankees)

I received recently advance copies of three books that look pretty darn interesting. I intend to get to these books and review them here—as soon as I free up some time, which is to say, as soon as the Yankees win the World Series, or, should they lose, as soon as I am released from the hospital. [Read More...]


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