God’s Image or ours? God’s Laws or Ours?

It is tempting to present our own views, or even those collective views held by an entire society, as those ordained by God. It can be difficult to discern the difference between what is God’s intention for human flourishing and what is our normative presumptions formed by human culture. This is the case in today’s […]

1st Sunday of Lent: We Are Space Dust and God’s Spirit

This is one of my favorite lines in all of Scripture: “The LORD God formed man out of the clay of the ground¬†and blew into his nostrils the breath of life,¬†and so man became a living being” (Genesis 2:7). So many people misunderstand what appears to be gender exclusive language here and overlook the significance […]