Reading Time: 21 minutes From the moment God molds ‘hā·’ā·ḏām’ from the dust of the ground and breathes into him the breath of life, a journey of linguistic precision and conceptual richness begins. This essay embarks on a examination of the biblical narrative, unveiling the manifold aspects of ‘hā·’ā·ḏām’s’ identity – a creation marked by both unity and diversity, individuality and collectivity. As one navigates the linguistic paradoxes, the divine pluralities, and the interwoven threads of life’s breath, the Genesis narrative emerges as a profound source of theological insight into the essence of humanity and its intricate relationship with the divine.
Reading Time: 14 minutes Madness, disillusionment, and loneliness emerge as the inevitable by-products of the prevailing culture we inhabit, a landscape where pervasive indifference permeates the collective consciousness. This uncaring culture, an intrinsic component of modern existence, subjects us to an overwhelming influx of utterly meaningless and counterfeit societal norms.
Reading Time: 11 minutes The insights of 20th Century biology, specifically those that describe humans as just, cumbersome containers for swarming gene replicators and vehicles for meme replicators, is an anthropological definition that is inadequate.
Reading Time: 11 minutes In a weaponized information environment, the public sphere is purposefully saturated with false information by malevolent actors who are deliberately trying to create the conditions where the truth cannot be discerned. What the Christian needs to know.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Here’s a bold statement summarising Transhumanism:
“In the twenty-first century, the third big project of humankind will be to acquire for us divine
powers of creation and destruction, and upgrade Homo Sapiens to Homo deus … We want the
ability to re-engineer our bodies and minds in order, above all, to escape old age, death, misery,
but once we have it, who knows what else we might do with such ability? So we may well think
of the new human agenda as consisting really of one project (with many branches) attaining
Yuval Noah Harari,
Reading Time: 7 minutes The Early Church understood, the person as the resultant of body and soul, as an integral unit and not of that of two entities. In other terms, a human being is seen as one entity, composed of two distinct irreducible constituents where immortality of the soul was an alien concept to most
Reading Time: 8 minutes Humans have an inescapable problem of understanding what defines them, because the nature of the definition is both paradoxical and complicated.
Reading Time: 8 minutes “Cults are systems of social control. They are …….organizations whose aims (be they money, power, sex or something else) are rooted in submission to a dogma manifested by an authority figure: a charismatic preacher or, say, a tenured professor.” (Marzoni 2018)