Posts under "Love and Altruism"

The Import of Defining Love

July 22nd, 2013 / 1 Comment

For the past decade or more, I have been thinking about the love, science, and theology interface. The questions about how these three major domains relate to one another are complex. And they require complex but understandable answers.

Read More

Posted in Love and Altruism

The Uninsured and God

March 27th, 2012 / 6 Comments

The United States Supreme Court case to decide the fate of the newly approved U.S. health care laws has me thinking about God. And I'm thinking this whole discussion suggests that God is active in creation.

Read More

Posted in Love and Altruism

Evolution and the Freedom to Love

November 7th, 2011 / 70 Comments

Contemporary theories in biology rely heavily upon the role of genetics.  Genetic-oriented theories tend toward describing organisms as programmed or controlled by genes.  If we want to affirm evolution and yet affirm the freedom to love, we must overcome the view our genes control us entirely.

Read More

Posted in Love and Altruism

Agape Theology

July 14th, 2011 / 64 Comments

I heard several references to the work of Anders Nygren at the recent Oxford University conference I attended, “The Evolution of Morality.” Nygren’s agape theology continues to influence more than seventy years after its publication.

Read More

Posted in Love and Altruism