Jurassic Park & the Protestant Quest for the Early Church: Part 3

by Robert Arakaki GMO Churches? Robert Webber’s ancient-future worship movement and Peter Leithart’s reformational-catholicism are examples of a GMO churches.  “GMO” refers to “genetically modified organism.”  Like the Jurassic Park scientists working to re-create dinosaurs, contemporary theologians and pastors are seeking to re-create the ancient Church based on their research.  Their motives may be sincere but […]

Jurassic Park & the Protestant Quest for the Early Church: Part 2

by Robert Arakaki The Lost World Scenario An alternative scenario can be found in another book written by Michael Crichton, The Lost World. “No, no,” Levine said earnestly.  “I’m quite serious.  What if the dinosaurs did not become extinct?  What if they still exist?  Somewhere in an isolated spot on the planet.” (Lost World p. 5) The Protestant view of […]

Jurassic Park & the Protestant Quest for the Early Church: Part 1

by Robert Arakaki In the movie Jurassic Park is an unforgettable scene where a group of humans see living breathing dinosaurs towering over them, munching on leaves on the tree tops.  The dinosaurs were the product of careful biological engineering.  Scientists extracted DNA from dinosaur fossils, reconstructed the original DNA strand, inserted the reconstructed DNA into egg […]