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Our Sense of Beauty

  My belief is that exposing ourselves to and being sensitive to the beauty of the creation is in large part a spiritual endeavor that will draw us toward our Creator.  It’s a spiritually fruitful practice that we moderns perform … Continue reading »


Good and Beautiful

  I keep coming back to Genesis 1 and 2 in my contemplation of the wonder of creation because they are so fundamental to a biblical theology of nature.  To help me think about the meaning of nature, I’ve  plodded … Continue reading »


Nature’s Divine Show

Since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse. (Romans 1:20) I’ve often used this verse and its context … Continue reading »


Theology of Beauty

I believe the key element in our recovering the lost theology of beauty—a loss that is evident in our often insensitive and utilitarian approach to the natural world—is to recognize that the beauty of the created world is evidence of … Continue reading »


Saving God’s Natural Systems

If I had my druthers, I’d live in a house with a large back deck that overlooks a wooded marsh with some open water. I could spend my waning years taking in the cycle of seasons and observing the wildlife … Continue reading »