Enlarge My Heart | The Anástasis Center for Christian Education & Ministry

This Series: This is the second blog post in a series called Human Being, Human Becoming.  I am exploring what human nature and human personhood are from biblical and theological perspectives.  I combine those insights cautiously with other disciplines, like neuroscience, psychology, etc.  Throughout, I am explaining why the medical substitutionary atonement view of Jesus –…

Neuroscience, Emotional Health, Human Becoming, and Jesus | The Anástasis Center for Christian Education & Ministry

This Series: This is the first blog post in a series called Human Being, Human Becoming.  I am exploring what human nature and human personhood are from biblical and theological perspectives.  I combine those insights cautiously with other disciplines, like neuroscience, psychology, etc.  Throughout, I am explaining why the medical substitutionary atonement view of Jesus…

Theology and J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter

In the spirit of continuing full and fun explorations of Christian themes in important stories for today, here is The Theology of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter.  Hope you enjoy it! Click to access article-theology-of-harry-potter.pdf

Theology and Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings

In the spirit of continuing full and fun explorations of Christian themes in important stories for today, here is The Theology of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.  My dad read these to me when I was a kid.  My appreciation and love for the story has grown ever since.  Hope you enjoy! Click…