The Bible is not a science textbook. This statement gets tossed around a fair bit in discussions of how to interpret the Scriptures. It’s usually shorthand for an argument that runs something like this: The Bible was...

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As a rule, summer blockbuster movies aren’t known for their thought-provoking subject matter. They certainly aren’t in the habit of weaving references to God and the Bible into their CGI-enhanced storylines. Hence when...

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Seventy years ago this summer, the Second World War came to an end, the occasion marked by celebrations around the globe. Those heady days took place long before most of us can remember or were even born. When we look...

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The Australian Broadcasting Corporation certainly raised eyebrows this month with their interview of UK professor Adam Swift. He said that loving families who privilege their children by doing such things as reading...

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During this past TV season, one of the new shows that grabbed my attention was the political drama Madam Secretary. It’s the story of Elizabeth McCord, a college professor and former CIA analyst who gets promoted to US...

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By Subby Szterszky | June 24, 2015 | Post your comment | Science + Technology

The Bible is not a science textbook. This statement gets tossed around a fair bit in discussions of how to interpret the Scriptures. It’s usually shorthand for an argument that runs something like this: The Bible was written in pre-scientific times...

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Avengers: Age of Ultron – robots, religion and the nuclear family

By Subby Szterszky | June 24, 2015 | Post your comment | Arts + Entertainment

As a rule, summer blockbuster movies aren’t known for their thought-provoking subject matter. They certainly aren’t in the habit of weaving references to God and the Bible into their CGI-enhanced storylines. Hence when things like that happen in a...

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The God of real time

By Subby Szterszky | June 5, 2015 | Post your comment | Society + Culture

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