Science Fiction quote of the day from Isaac Asimov:

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not ‘Eureka!’, but ‘That’s funny …’

The same thing works in theology. I know from my own experience that the parts of the Bible or life that are hardest to understand, or those things that don’t seem to quite fit, or that really bother me, will often lead me to the most exciting ideas.

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About R.P. Nettelhorst

I'm married with three daughters. I live in southern California and I'm the interim pastor at Quartz Hill Community Church. I have written several books. I spent a couple of summers while I was in college working on a kibbutz in Israel. In 2004, I was a volunteer with the Ansari X-Prize at the winning launches of SpaceShipOne. Member of Society of Biblical Literature, American Academy of Religion, and The Authors Guild
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  1. Eric says:

    “That’s funny…” is OK as long as it’s not followed by “I’ve got a bad feeling about this.” I guess I watch too many movies.

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