What inspired you to write Faith across the Multiverse? “Inspiration came from many directions, including the story I tell in the book about making a spontaneous connection between math and theology during a group Bible study. But I think the biggest one was spending time chatting with comic book fans and seeing how many of them took for granted that being intelligent or scientific automatically ruled out belief in God. . . .”
I recommend Can a Scientist Believe in Miracles? An MIT Professor Answers Questions on God and Science by Ian Hutchinson (and related videos) as a resource for personal questions, conversation, an interactive discussion group, and / or presentation preparation.
It probably does not surprise you that I understand selfies (and digital communications in general) as “a form of autobiography–not just where we’ve been and what we’ve done but also what it all means” (90).
By challenging the hearer as to whether they will “hear” and follow the teacher, the Parable of the Sower and the Soils (Matthew 13:1-9) offers a larger framework for considering parables as part of the Master Teacher’s toolkit.
Today’s post on the Parable of the Sower and the Soils is the second in a series exploring Parables Jesus Told. The first post, Entrusted . . ., considered the Parable of the Three Servants, or, The Talents (Matthew 25:14-30), blog.emergingscholars.org/2018/05/entrusted/.