The story of creation

Genesis is the first book of the Christian Old Testament and the Jewish Torah. It also has many parallels in Islam, but this is best left to a separate discussion. According to Jewish and Christian tradition, the book is the first of five revealed to Moses by God (the Pentateuch). In this and subsequent posts,…

The proposal

The wind was blustering its way around the houses, driving spits of rain against the windows. It wasn’t unduly cold for December though, and if not for the wind it would have been somewhat mild. “But that wind”, thought the man. A few weeks prior, amid mounting gales and torrential rain, he’d been forced to…