Faith and Abortion: Is Abortion Murder?
Should I have waited until both my babies were dead inside of me and I was (likely) septic before I gave my doctors permission to intervene? Or did I make the right decision to abort my babies to save my life? By choosing the latter, did I murder my children?
A Lesson on Faith from the Tower of Babel: A Conclusion
If we are to be honest about our humanity and take the Bible seriously, we must cast off our deep-seated assumptions that our models of the world and interpretations accurately reflect reality, and learn how to listen.
A Lesson on Faith from the Tower of Babel: Part 2
Despite having only few details, our brains will theorize and construct a story in order to create meaning. This “theoretic instinct”, as the late 19th century psychologist and philosopher William James put it, is what drives our urge to understand and explain the world around us.
A Lesson on Faith from the Tower of Babel: Part 1
Nowhere in Genesis chapter 11 does the biblical writer say that the people built the tower because they aspired to enter Heaven or to rebel against God in any way.
Through a Glass Darkly: On Being Wrong, Truth, and Faith
The thought may be frightening and unsettling because we want the assurance of knowing that we could never get the Bible wrong (not when we’ve got Jesus on our side), but time and time again, history has taught us that this is what is true about our experience as humans: We get things wrong; all…