Critique and Reflection

The following is an excerpt from my book Theo-storying: Reflections on God, Narrative, and Culture. I have been reviewing the book as I am looking to update it. But this section I had forgotten about and quite like. I may have to use some of this information for the upgrade of my book, Dialogue in … Continue reading Critique and Reflection

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Empathy and Altruism

What is Empathy? "Empathy" was first used as a technical term in psychology by E. B. Titchener in the 1920s. It was developed from the Greek word "empatheia" meaning "feeling into." In practice it is commonly used to express a person's ability to "perceive the subjective experience of another." <Goleman, 98> A more technical (and … Continue reading Empathy and Altruism

Solomon’s Second Dream (a speculative story)

In Gibeon Solomon had his first dream. As he slept, God appeared to him, “Ask for whatever you want me to give you.” Solomon replied, “… Now, O Lord my God, you have made your servant king in place of my father David. But I am only a little child and do not know how … Continue reading Solomon’s Second Dream (a speculative story)