The Gifford Lectures legacy

The Gifford Lectures legacy

Adam Lord Gifford. Not exactly an everyday name, but still an important one. Lord Gifford (1820-1887) endowed one of the most prestigious lecture series in Europe, which since the late 1880’s has featured some of the best-known scholars of the day. Often the topics...
Proclaiming the gospel in a wireless world

Proclaiming the gospel in a wireless world

The Princeton Theological Seminary’s 2001 Institute on Youth Ministry was titled “Proclaiming the Gospel in a Wired World.” While these lectures are now over a decade old, and the world is now more “wireless” than “wired,” these theological reflections on modern...
Siccar Point in Genesis

Siccar Point in Genesis

Siccar Point. It’s a name to warm the heart of any geologist. This location in Scotland overlooking the North Sea is where James Hutton, oft-cited as the ‘father of geology’ (at least to the Anglophone world), demonstrated the significance of “deep time” to his 18th...
Creatures of culture and stardust

Creatures of culture and stardust

In the April issue of Covalence Dr. Phil Hefner writes, “We are creatures of stardust, some like to say. Biologically, we declare our kinship with all life forms that emerge in the primal soup, or the primal steam vents, or whatever original conditions are denoted by...
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