Essays, like children, are never fully raised, but at some
point they must be let go to engage the world on their own. And, like children, essays are
never perfect, never-the-less the parent is proud. Thus, please feel
free to email me (
) if you would like to make suggestions or
discuss any of my essays. I am especially interested in input
from domain experts who can offer a critical analysis of my work and
from those who disagree with me and can clearly articulate a challenge
to my positions.
Omniscience: A series of essays asking the question, "How
can the microscope of modern science expand our understanding of what
God has taught us about himself, ourselves, and the universe?" Give
them a read; you might be surprised by what you find.
Biology: Neuroscience and holiness.
Thanks to Jerry Johnson, Associate Professor
of Biology at Corban College, for his
review of this article and especially his suggestions on the detailed
operation of neurons.
I had the opportunity to present this
essay as a sermon on August 6,
2006 at a local church. The audio file is 11MB and 24
Testimony of faith:
My 4 minute testimony
as given at Corban College in 2002.
Time alone with God:
A poem I wrote on December 27, 1997.
essays are copyright Eric Straw and can be used for educational
purposes without requesting permission as long as the essays are not
altered or modified in any way. A quick note about yourself
and the context of your use of an essay would be greatly appreciated as
it is always fun to monitor the influence of ones work. Any
commercial use of an
essay requires prior written approval.