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Neuroplasticity on the Damascus Road Acts 9:1-6 (7-20)

Neuroplasticity on the Damascus Road

Can we rewire our brains to be better Christians? 

AT A GLANCE:  

For a long time, conventional thinking about the brain assumed that as we mature, brain cells start to die and new cells cannot be generated. But science has disproved this claim. We now know that the brain has a certain plasticity to it. We can indeed be lifelong learners. We can indeed change and undergo radical transformation as did the apostle Paul on a dusty road to Damascus. 

 

EDITOR’S PICK:  

For material based on today’s epistle text, see “Flash-Mob Messiah,” April 14, 2013.  

 

For an alternative idea pertaining to John 21:1-19, see “The Hefted Shepherd.”  

 

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