Genes and physiology are seen as something different from "us" and "our mind," and they seem to be controlling us, so we can't even change our mind. Humans are presented as pawns of their biology, puppets dancing to the tune of their genetic masters.
  • Made in the Image of God: Theological Implications of Human Genomics

    | Denis Alexander
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    Made in the Image of God: Theological Implications of Human Genomics | Denis Alexander

    Genes and physiology are seen as something different from "us" and "our mind," and they seem to be controlling us and compromising our agency. How do we reconcile this with theology a... Read More >

    Going Deeper PART 1 of 4
  • Theological Implications of Human Genomics, Part 2

    | Denis Alexander
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    Theological Implications of Human Genomics, Part 2 | Denis Alexander

    Theologians have spent many centuries mining the rich vein of the 'image of God' metaphor. Do recent advances in genomics threaten, support, or remain silent on such a view of humanki... Read More >

    Going Deeper PART 2 of 4
  • Made in the Image of God: Human Values and Genomics

    | Denis Alexander
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    Made in the Image of God: Human Values and Genomics | Denis Alexander

    Deterministic interpretations of the findings of modern biology mark a return to the ancient narratives of fate from which humans were liberated by the imago dei. Read More >

    Going Deeper PART 3 of 4
  • Does Evolution Compromise Human Morality?

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    Does Evolution Compromise Human Morality?

    Once we have a scientific hypothesis for how something exists, it is tempting to make the philosophical inference that this is also why it exists. Read More >

    PART 4 of 4