Tag: creation

Reading through Principles of Christian Theology part 7: Chapters 10-11

Series Index John Macquarrie, Principles of Christian Theology Being(s) Created When Principles of Christian Theology turns its attention to creation, the book’s earlier distinctions between categories really start to bear fruit.  Macquarrie’s earlier insistence that God does not name a being among beings but a sense that Being, that which lets-be, has a holiness to…

BrueggeBlog 5: My Creatio ex Nihilo Copout

Theology of the Old Testament: Testimony, Dispute, Advocacy I’m going to appropriate and extend Alasdair MacIntyre’s notion of a tradition here and posit that to be part of the tradition of Bible-interpretation means engaging in the ongoing conversation and dispute over what it means to love the Bible and to interpret it faithfully. Such an…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode 14: Origin Stories

The music this week is Bruce Cockburn’s “Creation Dream,” from Dancing in the Dragon’s Jaws (1979). General Introduction – Reader feedback – What’s on the blog this week? The Genesis Account of Creation – When did we first encounter it? – Oh, those strategic bushes! – We take another shot at Robert Zemeckis’ Beowulf –…