February 21, 2019

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 12, 2019 — SHUTDOWN!

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 12, 2019 SHUTDOWN! In solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of government workers who have been furloughed or who are working without pay, as well as the vast number of contractors, … [Continue reading...]

In Memory of Margaret Mary Peddle (née Milks) (1941-2019)

My mother-in-law passed away Monday morning from a catastrophic stroke that occured the morning before.  She was a remarkable woman in many ways in how she transcended her circumstances and I wanted to pay tribute to her … [Continue reading...]

Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science- Part 2, The Language of Physics, Chapter 4: The Kamala Khan Conundrum By Andy Walsh

Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science- Part 2, The Language of Physics, Chapter 4: The Kamala Khan Conundrum By Andy Walsh We are blogging … [Continue reading...]

Pete Enns: The Bible Demands that We Be Unbiblical

The Bible Demands that We Be Unbiblical by Pete Enns Speaking of evolution and Christian faith . . . A crucial question to ask ourselves is: what have we the right to expect from the biblical origins texts? I call it “genre … [Continue reading...]

Why I Am Not a Young Earth Creationist

WHY I AM NOT A YOUNG EARTH CREATIONIST 1. The Bible Does Not Teach It Genesis 1 (as well as other "creation" texts in the Bible) is not a historical report designed to explain how God created the universe in a scientific … [Continue reading...]

Nice Try

The young earth creationists believe that Genesis 1 is "literally" a description of creation. I do not. It is this simple disagreement that is the cornerstone of my objection. I believe that Genesis 1 is a pre-scientific … [Continue reading...]

Epiphany: Worship Is Sunday Dinner

Sermon: Worship Is Sunday Dinner (Epiphany) To the bath and the table, To the prayers and the word, I call every seeking soul. • Inscribed on a church bell in Wisconsin • • • I became convinced long ago that one of the most … [Continue reading...]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 5, 2019

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 5, 2019 Welcome to our first Brunch of the new year! • • • The religious makeup of the new Congress Like the rest of U.S. society...the new Congress is a bit more diverse, with … [Continue reading...]

The Bible and the Believer (1)

The Bible and the Believer: How to Read the Bible Critically and Religiously by Mark Zvi Brettler, Peter Enns, Daniel J. Harrington • • • One of my tasks this year will be to work on answering the two questions that Pete Enns … [Continue reading...]

Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science- Part 1, The Language of Mathematics, Chapter 3: Sovereignty in a Time of Spanners By Andy Walsh

Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science Chapter 3: Sovereignty in a Time of Spanners By Andy Walsh We are blogging through the book, “Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science” by Andy … [Continue reading...]