In this essay I will show how novel reading—and especially novel re-reading—can do what Zylstra says: “disclose God’s glory for human delight.”
“You hypocrites!” says Christ in Calvin Seerveld’s paraphrase of Matthew 23:24, “You strain gnats out of your wine but swallow the American, suburban way of life whole, like a camel.” Jesus, of course, directed his stinging dart at the Pharisees, but Seerveld applies his to suburban Americans, and probably more specifically, suburban American Christians.
What is it about climate change science that upsets a significant number of Christian evangelicals?
The first in a three part series, Dave Schelhaas seeks to give a to partial explanation for the fact that many Christians are climate change deniers.
The increase in CO2 is having such a drastic effect on Earth, that Bill McKibben suggests that we should no longer call it Earth, but Eaarth—the additional “a” indicating a significant, though not fatal, change.
My speculation is that Jesus breathed on them, not to pour out the Spirit, but as one more proof that he was alive.