Karl Giberson offers a cultural history of the Bible's first human. It's an intriguing and unsettling story.
Epiphany | Baptism of the Lord (Year B)
Genesis 1:1-5 (Psalm 29); Acts 19:1-7; Mark 1:4-11
A recent Templeton Foundation program sought to cultivate local conversation on science and faith. We asked some pastors to describe their experience.
Modern cosmology indicates that the universe cannot have been created without any constraints. So where do we find the elusive nihilo?
It was my first winter in rural South Dakota, and despite the worrisome weather, I was planning a road trip. On Sunday morning, one of my parish members came up to me and solemnly handed me a coffee can. It contained a roll of toilet paper, a candle, some matches, and a candy bar. “Put this in your trunk,” she said. I had no idea what this was. “Thank you,” I said.
by Diane RothJanuary 4, 2015