MYTHOLOGY TODAY
Culture • Science • Time
According to a popular conception of intellectual history, mythology is characteristic of human pre-history. Read more
THIS IS US
Culture • Science • Time
The fall of 2016 saw a new comedy series, This is Us, added to the NBC line-up. Read more
THEOLOGY OF ENTANGLEMENT
God • Science
What is the relationship between God and the world, between the Kingdom of Heaven and the material universe? Ultimately, this one question lies at the foundation of most of our great theological de... Read more
EDUCATING CHRISTIANS
Christ • Culture • John & Paul • Science • Time • Trinity
We are good parents. From infancy we teach our children ‘the facts of life’ –how the world came to be the way it is and how it works. We certainly mean well. But do we do well? Let's see. Read more
PSALM 126
Eschatology • Science • Time
“Those who go forth weeping, carrying sacks of seed, Will return with cries of joy, carrying their bundled sheaves. Read more
FRACTAL
Being • Christ • Culture • Eschatology • God • Science • Trinity
Have you ever been in a fun house? If so, you probably visited the Hall of Mirrors. You enter and all around you are mirrors. Read more
WYSIWYG?
Being • Parmenides • Science • Trinity
What You See Is What You Get! Or is it? Albert Einstein famously said that the fundamental question of philosophy is whether the universe is on the whole a benevolent place. Read more
WHY I AM NOT A DETERMINIST
Science • Time
When I was growing up, Bertrand Russell’s essay, Why I am not a Christian, created a lot of buzz. Read more
QUARK SOUP
For Kids • Science
Do you like riddles? Try this one: Once, more than 13 billion years ago, I filled the entire universe…but I lasted less than a second. Since then, I never existed again…until 2010. Read more
DANTE & THE YELLOW SUBMARINE
Anaximander • Being • Science • Time • Whitehead • Yellow Submarine
"In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost. Ah, how hard a thing it is to tell of that wood, savage and harsh and dense... Read more
X-MEN
Culture • Existentialism • For Kids • Science • Time
Did you ever say to yourself, “If only I had known then what I know now?” Say it’s Tuesday night and you have an English test coming up Wednesday morning. Read more
ROBERT FROST – QUANTUM MECHANIC
Christ • Culture • Eschatology • Existentialism • Science
Robert Frost’s 1916 poem, The Road Not Taken, appears to be a comment on existential angst and the human condition; and on one level it is no doubt just exactly that. Read more
LEGO & BELL'S
Culture • Science
It begins as a typical children’s cartoon movie: a struggle between good and evil, mildly interesting characters trying to overcome personal insecurities to ‘be all that they can be’, a love tri... Read more
THE LEGO MOVIE written by David Cowles
Culture • For Kids • Science
(Note: Toward the end of the movie, Finn explains to his dad that Legos are for kids ages 8 to 14. It says so on the box. But Dad says, “That’s just a suggestion!” Same here. Read more
GENESIS WINS NOBEL PRIZE! written by David Cowles
Genesis • Science • Time
“REUTERS – The Nobel Committee in Olso has just announced that this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded, posthumously, to the authors of the Book of Genesis for their groundbreaking c... Read more
TOPOLOGY OF THEOLOGY
Eschatology • God • Parmenides • Science • Trinity
At least since the Enlightenment, Westerners have been looking at the world in a very particular way. Read more
ESCHATON REVISTED
Eschatology • Parmenides • Science
Eschatology is traditionally defined as the study of the four last things: Death, Judgment, Heaven and Hell. Read more
THE MANY WORLDS INTERPRETATION OF NOH
Culture • Eschatology • Heraclitus • Pound & Joyce • Science
"You do not dip twice in the river/Beneath the same tree's shadow/Without bonds in some other life." Heraclitus? No. Read more
THE INTELLECTUAL HISTORY OF TIME
Anaximander • Genesis • Parmenides • Science • Time
In an earlier essay in this collection, The Perpendicular Present, we showed conclusively that the experiential Present has nothing whatsoever to do with the linear phenomenon we call “time”. Read more
THE PERPENDICULAR PRESENT
Science • Time
At first glance, our lives seem to be strings of bead-like events. No sooner have we experienced one sensation, one thought, one feeling, one action then another takes its place. Read more