Desperation must reign among (conservative) Christians if the take the genetics markers labelled ‘Adam’ and ‘Eve’. The two are not even synchronous, and point to the complexity of human evolution, still unresolved and confounded with its myths of natural selection.
Many Christians have rejected the scientific theory of evolution in part because they think it rules out the existence of a historical Adam and Eve. Yet some scientists and theologians argue that recent breakthroughs in genetics make a historical Adam and Eve compatible with evolution, and that this development may help bridge what many see as a conflict between faith and science.
The legacy of Gurdjieff has spawned super dangerous imitators like E J Gold and that in the context of the sudden movement of sufism to the ‘west’. It was always present, to be sure, b…
Racism is much stronger among America’s white Christians than among churchless whites – and it always has been. That’s the message of a new book by social analyst Robert Jones, head of the Public Religion Research Institute. White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity contends that white churches didn’t merely adapt More
Peace in our world—and in any would-be inclusive community—greatly depends on un-deifying the “Prince of Peace.” Christians need to un-wrap the supernatural signs surrounding the baby in the manger and see in him the humanity that is within every human being. That is a great challenge for many Christians who find their identity—and superiority—in the More