Reading and writing about The Dance of Life and developemental biology reminded me of the time I was asked to write about a supposed flash of light occurring at the moment of conception.
Each week this Advent season, we’re sharing a different resource readers may find helpful. This week we highlight Biola University’s 2020 Advent Project, an Advent calendar of devotional reflections with art and music chosen from historical and contemporary sources: http://ccca.biola.edu/advent/2020/ Many Advent calendars end at Christmas, but this one goes all the way through the […]
Advent is a season of waiting. We remember the specific anticipation of Mary & Joseph for their son and the more abstract anticipation for justice and restoration, represented by Simeon and Anna.
As we discussed last week, The Dance of Life by Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz and Roger Highfield is a story of developmental biology research. It is also a story of motherhood, including the specific joys and anxieties of prenatal motherhood.
I haven’t discussed many books this year, but I’m currently reading The Dance of Life by Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz and Roger Highfield and I was struck by the relevance to advent.