On Enzymes and Providence

Pilgrim’s Pensieve #31

A few weeks ago I was listening to an episode of one of my favourite podcasts from the BBC where they discussed enzymes. As the panel of scientists talked the host was blown away by the ingenuity of these biochemical catalysts. So he asked a question to the effect that since enzymes are so remarkable and clever, doesn’t it seem as if they were designed?

The room became silent for a moment. Continue reading “On Enzymes and Providence”

A New Interest

Pilgrim’s Pensieve #30

I love biblical theology. Even though I am not a professional I have great passion for it. (I say so right on the home page.) However, I do not have much love for systematic theology (systematics for short.) Continue reading “A New Interest”

A Theological Maverick

The Pilgrim’s Pensieve #29

From time to time, as one does, you psychoanalyze yourself. This year I have been tackling some of the more controversial things in Christian theology. I noticed that maverick streak is still in me. Continue reading “A Theological Maverick”

Things are about to get crazy (if they already haven’t)

The Pilgrim’s Pensieve #28

Maybe not “crazy”, just controversial. Continue reading “Things are about to get crazy (if they already haven’t)”

The OT and Me

The Pilgrim’s Pensieve #28

This is sort of a review of my 2017 in biblical theology. (Yes, I know it is a bit late for this sort of thing but I think it is still worthwhile sharing.)  Towards the back half of last year, my passion for the Hebrew scriptures reached an all time high. I mentioned how it was such a pleasant surprise to realise that in that period I had come to love the Hebrew Scriptures as much as the New Testament. What I did not talk about was what I encountered in my deep dive in to the Jewish scriptures. The following is more or less a review of last year in terms of my theology. Continue reading “The OT and Me”

Church apathy and discipleship

The Pilgrim’s Pensieve #27

For a while now I have been struggling with church. Continue reading “Church apathy and discipleship”

A New Love for the Old

The Pilgrim’s Pensieve #26

Yesterday I suddenly realised that I love the Old Testament. Continue reading “A New Love for the Old”