Jesus Christ has called me to follow Him as the world’s saviour and lord. As part of this, He’s called me to be an ecologist.
ESN Writer Mark Hansard interviews John Walton, author of The Lost World of Adam and Eve.
Too often we are so immersed in the tacit standards of our own discipline that we don’t stand back and try to reimagine them in radically Christian ways. Not jettison them and start over, but just notice how our standards and expectations embody and reinforce our sinful nature, and imagine how those particular sinful patterns and blind spots might be redeemed, right here in the specific department or conference or library where we find ourselves. It’s exhilarating, really, if we let our imaginations run wild a bit.
I have been surrounded by books for as long as I can recall. As a child I could hear the footsteps of my parents coming up the stairs as a signal to turn the light out and stash the stack of books under the covers so not to be caught in the crime of staying up past bedtime.
It is an abdication of scholarship when Christians do academic work with little reference to God. If all the universe and everything in it exist by the design of an infinite, personal God, to make his manifold glory known and loved, then to treat any subject without reference to God’s glory is not scholarship but […]