Daily Archives: March 14, 2011

Ruether on the Western Scientific Narrative

Yesterday, I shared Rosemary Ruether’s critique of three creation accounts: Enuma Elish, Genesis 1, and Plato’s Timaeus.  In this post, I will share Ruether’s problems in Gaia and God with Western scientific accounts, or popular renditions of them. First, Ruether … Continue reading

Posted in Evolution, Women's History Month

Van Seters: Imitation of Babylonian Piety

In Exodus 20:18-20, the Israelites are afraid to hear God directly on account of the thunder, lightning, trumpet blast, and smoking mountain that are accompanying his revelation.  Moses tells the Israelites that God is doing this so that his fear … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion