This session starts at the beginning with the account of the creation and fall. Genesis tells us why God created the world and humanity and his purposes for both. God’s creation was good, but this goodness was catastrophically marred through the fall. Nevertheless, as image-bearers of God, we are called to cultivate this original goodness in our relationships with God, others, and creation.
Through stories and a broad reading of Scripture, Andy Crouch argues that instead of simply copying or critiquing culture, believers are called to create cultural goods and cultivate the common good.
This practical and theological book demonstrates how our work, as an act of worship, is part of God’s work in the world.
This book compares Old Testament claims such as God is eternal, God is one, and God is personal against other religions and western philosophies arguing that the Old Testament God is both more credible and better for us; and only dangerous to those who seek power for themselves.
Through the arc of the Scriptural story—creation, fall, and redemption—Wolters critiques the sacred and secular divide, and argues for Christian participation in God’s redemptive work.