Christ, Cows and Kereru: Silvia Purdie

Christ, Cows and Kereru: Silvia Purdie

A biblical overview about animals, for the Christian Fellowship at Lincoln University August 2022                   Rev. Silvia Purdie, NZCIS Administrator Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutouKororia ki te Atua kaha rawa, te kaihanga o nga mea katoa, Matua o nga mea katoa.First,

Is Anyone in Charge Here?

Is Anyone in Charge Here?

Selwyn Yeoman talks about his new book on ‘Dominion’, subtitled “A Christological Evaluation of the Idea of Human Dominion over Creation“ Purchase for $30.00/book plus $6.00 p and p, for one OR two copies; orders direct to Selwyn at <selwyn.yeoman@xtra.co.nz>

Attachment to God in Christian life

Attachment to God in Christian life

Insights for individuals and the church, by Maureen Miner Bridges For the last fifty years Christians have been exposed to relational theology. Yet our understanding of Christians in relationship with God has scarcely benefited from psychological and neuroscientific advances in

Summer Reading

Summer Reading

Three book reviews by Philip Pattemore: Faith perspectives on theories of origins. Philip reviews: ‘Understanding Scientific Theories of Origins: Cosmology, Geology, and Biology in Christian Perspective’, ‘In Quest of the Historical Adam: A Biblical and Scientific Exploration’, and ‘Baby Dinosaurs

The queens of science

The queens of science

By Gray Manicom. Both Theology and Mathematics have been celebrated as “the queen of the sciences”. Perhaps the famous mathematician Gauss, who thus crowned Mathematics, was critiquing the aged words of the famous theologian Aquinas. Perhaps he was implying that

Is there Mathematics without God?

Is there Mathematics without God?

By Gray Manicom, Phd student in mathematics, University of Auckland Galileo Galilei supposedly said “Mathematics is the language in which God has written the universe”. This makes Mathematics seem like something independent of God, that exists without God and that

The Sixth Mass Extinction & Genesis

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By Dr. Yael Klangwisan Suffering tends to be silent. Extinction is no different. We need science, the humanities and Scripture to give voice to this silence. In this blog, a biblical scholar reflects on human loneliness without animals, how science

An Earth Day Parable

An Earth Day Parable

The Pangolin Effect: Covid-19 and Human Sin  by Silvia Purdie, 22nd April 2020 April 22ndis Earth Day, and it behoves us to think closely about our effect on the earth.  The trail of this present pandemic tragedy is a case in