Tag Archives: Genesis

Is God a body snatcher?

Most definitely! With the 2013 Halloween season approaching, I found myself contemplating the classic horror film Invasion of the Body Snatchers. I wondered if there was any spiritual symbolism that could be teased out of this morbid tale. In the … Continue reading

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Adam gets a strange visit from “Eve” at his church service!

A young man named Adam was happy to be in church. He mingled with the various members of his congregation while enjoying some morning coffee and sharing some verbal pleasantries. He felt he belonged here. Church was a place where … Continue reading

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Jacob, Esau and non-physical bio-complexity

My new book Proving God is the result of a seven-year effort (including two years of attending seminary) to unify science and theology. My two main strategies are to show that love is the ultimate science and that Holy Scripture … Continue reading

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The Tower Of Babble

As a creative writer I enjoy concocting an occasional play on words. The title for this blog post is an obvious play on the biblical phrase “Tower of Babel.” The words “Babel” and “babble” not only sound similar, they confer … Continue reading

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Jacob and Esau provide a profound lesson for today’s psychologists (and theologians!)

The authority and inerrancy of the Holy Bible has come under a new kind of challenge in the post-modern world. This challenge comes not just from atheists but also from a new crop of Christian theologians who no longer identify … Continue reading

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Dudley’s amazing visionary insight

Once upon a time there lived an ordinary fellow named Dudley. Although his outer appearance showed nothing special about him, Dudley had a passion for reading the stories of the Bible. In fact, he often wished that he could experience … Continue reading

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Johnny gets a spiritual reading lesson

Once upon a time, a perceptive lad named Johnny was reading the Genesis chapters of the Holy Bible. He was at that age when kids start questioning things. He found the stories fascinating and they kindled his imagination but he … Continue reading

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The College Student And The Magical Glasses

Once upon a time a bright college student named Bobby attended a lively debate on campus about the Holy Bible. The three speakers in the debate consisted of an atheist, a fundamentalist Christian, and a liberation theologian promoting biblical relativism. … Continue reading

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Humans are highly evolved stomachs

If you were to challenge the statement above by insisting that the evolution of the human brain puts men and women (and their unique intelligence) far above the mundane and mindless operation of digestion, I would still insist that you … Continue reading

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Rocks make cushy pillows?

I have done enough camping and sleeping outdoors to know that rocks are not what you want to place your head on when settling in for the night. Yet in Genesis 28:11, we read that Jacob, while traveling from Beersheba … Continue reading

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