Myth and revelation

There’s been an interesting discussion going on on Scot McKnight’s blog about the problems evolutionary theory presents for traditional Christian theology. I won’t go into the details, but the idea is that if there was no literal Adam and Eve, how should we understand the Fall? What are the consequences for the doctrine of OriginalContinue reading “Myth and revelation”

In the beginning…

Here are a couple of things to get you thinking about God’s relationship to the universe. Please bear in mind that these are meant to get you thinking. They’re not an attempt at systematic theology. First, a video (thanks, N.T. Wrong!) There is some minor profanity in the video, so don’t let your kids watchContinue reading “In the beginning…”

Redeeming the Creation Story

I’ve been teaching a lot of creation related stuff in RE lately. For those who don’t know, RE is ‘Religious Education’ at my children’s (public) school. It’s a privilege I have, but one I take very seriously. I don’t want to teach the kids (10-12 years old, for the most part) dogma, but I doContinue reading “Redeeming the Creation Story”