Bitter

My latest over at Christian Flash Weekly won Grand Champion again. The prompt is the bible passage: Miriam sang to them, ‘Sing to the LORD, for he is highly exalted. The horse and its rider he has hurled into the sea.’ Here’s what I wrote: “Water! Water!” someone screamed. And they wept. At least some of them—those … More Bitter

Let us make man in our image…(Creation Pt. IV)

“Let us make man in our image, according to our likeness” Every semester I ask my students what this passage means in relation to God. Inevitably, the overwhelming response is that God must, somehow someway, look like us. Of course the English translation lends toward such an interpretation, an interpretation which is probably bolstered by … More Let us make man in our image…(Creation Pt. IV)

And God saw that it was good (Creation Pt. III)

In continuing with my previous two posts on Biblical creation, today I consider the phrase “And God saw that is was good” (NSRV translation) and will concentrated my discussion on the words “saw” and “good.” In English, such a phrase lends to a certain physicality and moral and/or ethical interpretation in that “to see” implies … More And God saw that it was good (Creation Pt. III)