Re: Creativity query

From: george murphy (
Date: Mon Jul 29 2002 - 22:30:50 EDT

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    "William T. Yates" wrote:

    > Hi--
    > My pastor is going to be preaching on portions of early Genesis. He
    > seems to be after our duty to be creative in carrying out the 'dominion'
    > directive. That is, he is disturbed by current Christianity's
    > dereliction of its duty in the arts and sciences and the abandonment of
    > these fields to the world. That God pronounced the world He created as
    > 'good' but we seem to have pronounced it 'bad'. It's probaly somewhat
    > off-topic, but can anyone recommend some references that touch on this?
    > May I also ask who is going to the Pepperdine meeting? It would be nice
    > to see who may be there. I might be, I live close enough. Can anyone
    > tell me how wheelchair accessible the facilities are?

         Bill -
         One book that might be helpful here is Phillip Hefner, The Human Factor
    (Fortress, 1993). Here he develops a theological anthropology of the human
    as "the created co-creator."
         I'll be at Pepperdine.



    George L. Murphy
    "The Science-Theology Interface"

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