Are We More than our Brains?

This week, I want to send you over to the Presbyterian bloggers site. As you might know, once a month I write a post on science and religion over there.  Last month I wrote about Nancey Murphy’s book, Bodies and Souls, or Spirited Bodies? both at the Presbyterian bloggers site and here.   Please follow the link over to […]

Me and You and the Gulf Oil Spill

The oil spill has been going on much longer than any of us have wanted. Not surprisingly, there has been a lot of discussion about who is to blame. Certainly there are a couple of large targets to take aim at: BP, Halliburton, Transocean, the Minerals Management Service, the Department of the Interior, the President, […]

Isaiah’s Answer

This week’s lectionary readings include the call of the prophet Isaiah. In Christian terms, when God has a special task God wants the person to do, God’s asking is refered to as a call. Isaiah finds himself in the presence of God and is struck by God’s holiness and his own humanness. Seraphs remove Isaiah’s guilt. Isaiah hears God ask “Whom […]