My Name is LUCA

Do all living things on planet Earth share a common ancestor? The scientific debate has been raging on for quite awhile. By this, I am by no means referring to the debate between the Creationist ‘special creation’ theories (where each species was individually created) and the theory of evolution and common descent. On the contrary,… Read More My Name is LUCA

Paths from Science towards God 2: From Science to a New Way of Doing Theology

As mentioned in the first part of the series, theology faces the dual challenge of both modern intellectualism and postmodernity. By the criteria of reasonableness, theology in the twentieth century has been weighed in the balance of modern intellectual inquiry and found wanting, not only by many of those with a scientific training but also… Read More Paths from Science towards God 2: From Science to a New Way of Doing Theology

Participatory Eschatology

Participatory eschatology… I like this phrase… it’s theologically loaded, and requires further reflection… While conventional eschatologies have inspired resignation (God’s in control; whatever is predestined will occur), fear (the world is falling apart, so we’d better circle the wagons and protect ourselves), apathy (the world is getting better, so let’s relax and party on), and… Read More Participatory Eschatology