They seek to offer nothing less than the route to a mythology for our age, one that embraces all of our best scientific knowledge, without understanding it to imply the insignificance of human beings, all the while recognizing that the myths that always fare best are those that draw from the wellsprings of stories and language that human beings already have in place and already find familiar and inspiring.That is what Michael Dowd is working toward as well.
Saturday, September 06, 2008
A Mythology for Our Age
James McGrath provides a mini-review of The View from the Center of Universe by Joel Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams. This book will be our October selection for Presbyterian Bloggers. Take a moment to read James' thoughts on this book and this project. I posted some preliminary remarks on the book after meeting them at the Creation Spirituality Conference. James writes: