Friday, January 13, 2012
Sound Bite Theology: The Judgment of Death
From an evolutionary perspective, physical death cannot be seen as something imposed upon the human race as the judgment of God against sin. Rather, we have interpreted it as such in view of our moral awakening and calling to live up to the Imago Dei, and in view of death's brutal finality in the face of a life that did not live up to that calling. Death becomes judgment, for what hope is there in death for those who have failed God in life?