Human origins: Hubble telescope or van Gogh?

What kind of picture is Genesis 1-3? Is it a Hubble telescope photo or van Gogh’s Starry Night? In his newest book, The Lost World of Adam and Eve: Genesis 2-3 and the Human Origins Debate, John Walton explains his approach to the origins debate in this way: “[T]he Bible is not a scientific textbook…. Continue reading

Why You, an American Citizen should Read the Greek Tragedy: Sophocles’ “Antigone”

Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia/Vladoubido Oo   Politics was more than a game for the citizens of Athens; like religion, it rested on the dim but real perception of an unchanging moral law that was not manmade but revealed through the conscience. As Paul suggests, in the absence of the direct revelation of Scripture, it is… Continue reading