Charlie Van Dyke
-by Vernon Meyer

In 1859, Charles Darwin published his long awaited book, on the Origin of Species. While it did not detail an actual theory of evolution, the book and the ensuing controversy set in motion a “mythic” battle between biblical literalists and modern science. Since the time of the dawn of the enlight... read more
Vernon Meyer
The Good Book
Posted June 1, 2011 by Vernon Meyer in The Good Books
“Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so!” So goes the familiar children’s Sunday School song. To tell the truth though, I do not remember that I ever read the bible as a child or even had a bible until I was well into High School. As a Catholic it was not until the reforms of the Second Vatican Council were well underway that I was e... read more
Vernon Meyer
Scripture and the Idea of Divine Revelation

As I grew up I heard over and over this phrase at the end of each
scripture reading in our church services: “The Word of the Lord.” In other words what I just heard was a different kind of word from, let’s say, Walter Cronkite and
his words spoken on the CBS Evening News, or from J.D. Salinger and the ... read more
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