Agustin Fuentes on the evolution of violence

Making is Finding. A Poem on Theological Anthropology by Alan Nordstrom

One of the most important theological resources for my PhD-research is Philip Hefner’s theological-anthropological work, mainly his concept of ‘created co-creator’. Perhaps one of the most captivating introductions to this concept has been written by Alan Nordstrom, in his poem Continue Reading …

The Way We Were: Why Remembering Matters

I wrote a new blogpost for the group-blog of the Anthropos Research Group. What I try to do, is to suggest a link between an evolutionary perspective on the development of cultural traditions, and a theological perspective on tradition. You can read Continue Reading …

Ratzinger Again . . . “The Creation of the Human Being”

Although I agree with the position that belief in creation and evolutionary theory do not exclude each other, and I also agree that the contingency of evolution by natural selection parallels certain aspects of creation belief, I must admit I Continue Reading …

The Evolution of Humans in a Few Seconds

A short overview of evolution. Two things make this worth viewing: (a) the attempt to give a non-linear view of evolution, showing different branches (within the limits of the format), (b) the non-patriarchal view, representing the human species not by Continue Reading …

“What Is Man That You Are Mindful of Him?” by Jacob Thielman

Good review of an interesting book on theological anthropology, and a touching testimony that shows why the book is relevant to anyone of us.

Short reflection on “The mystery of the human intelligence explosion – io9”

See on Scoop.it – Cultural evolution The mystery of the human intelligence explosion io9 Perhaps one of the biggest mysteries in our evolution is how humans developed symbolic culture, a very general catch-all term that includes things like art, language, Continue Reading …

Neanderthal Tools Reveal ‘Cultural’ Differences – RedOrbit

See on Scoop.it – Cultural evolution RedOrbit Neanderthal Tools Reveal ‘Cultural’ Differences RedOrbit The study was published in the Journal of Human Evolution and describes how Neanderthals in the western region of northern Europe fashioned symmetrical, triangular and heart-shaped… See Continue Reading …

The story of us › Dr Karl’s Great Moments In Science (ABC Science)

See on Scoop.it – Cultural evolution Where did we come from? (Warning, this may contain traces of “Evolution”, & claims that Earth is older than 10,000Y). http://t.co/jmvlzxKwH5 Tom Uytterhoeven’s insight: A quick round up of our evolutionary history! See on Continue Reading …

Jared Diamond, traditional societies and myths of the future

See on Scoop.it – Cultural evolution The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? by Jared Diamond, reviewed by John Gray. (http://t.co/kLoIxjQM) See on www.newstatesman.com