January 8, 2018 - Our creation story

We begin at the beginning. The first chapter of the book of Genesis begins the discussion. All civilizations need a creation story to set the tone, fire the imagination and define our entire system of finite relations.

Father Jonathan contrasts the Hebrew version of creation poetry: one God, loving power and immense love, against the Babylonian version: a world birthed in an orgy of violence as multiple Gods battle in hate and revenge. Which inspires your imagination?