Tagged: supernatural

’God of the surprises’ - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Aug 09, 2010

I guess we are all familiar with the “god of the gaps” concept. The common theological tendency to explain gaps in our scientific knowledge with the claim “god did it!” It’s an easy, if very lazy, strategy because there will … Continue reading → … Read More

Evolution of gods, morals and violence - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 29, 2010

Book review: In the Name of God: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Ethics and Violence by John Teehan. Price: US$16.47; NZ$39.97 Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (May 3, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 1405183810 ISBN-13: 978-1405183819 “In the Name of God … Continue reading → … Read More