Moltmann and “The Source of Life”

I’ve just started reading Jurgen Moltmann’s The Source of Life: The Holy Spirit and the Theology of Life and today I would like to share some excerpts from chapter two with you.  If you are not familiar with Jurgen Moltmann, you can read about him here and you can read some of his work on line, here. Chapter […]

Sabbath: Animals Included

The Bible doesn’t have much to say about God’s relationship with animals. This isn’t surprising since the Bible is part of God’s revelation to humans and thus the relationship between God and humanity is the focus of the story. God’s revelation to animals, whatever it is, is unknown to us. Since animals are not storytellers- at least in […]

Play (it again)

I have written twice on this blog about play. Here and here. An article about play in Science News caught my eye this week. The original article  in October’s The Scientist is quite interesting. Did you know rats laugh?  There is evidence that birds play. Octopuses  and turtles and wasps play also. I wonder why that surprises […]