We tend to think astrobiology as the search for alien life, but I consider it something quite different.
As humans have gained increasing control over their environment, what are our new moral and religious responsibilities? How can we bring awareness of our changing role in the world to our environment? How does our creative nature mirror God’s?
Rather than considering the world’s imperfections the finished result of a botched creation, we should think of them as how it feels to live during an ongoing process.
The creativity that named us partners with God to protect creation has been essential in our efforts to reclaim and restore what our previous arrogance wrought.
What would the earth, and the spirit of humanity, look like if the Fall had never happened?
How might thinking in a “Godly time-frame” help us take more urgent action about issues affecting us right now?
How might we help others see themselves as vulnerable climate change, but also empowered to do something about it?
What does it mean to find something in a place we just don’t expect to find it?
Big Stories, like the ones forged by religion, could be a powerful motivator for climate action. How might we use this way of thinking to spur action while staying scientific?
Our lives as we know it are only possible because there is an invisible, counter-intuitive framework woven into the fabric of reality.
Written into very rules that give us DNA is the capability to become aware of God’s existence.