Monthly Archives: March 2010

The Challenge of Adam 3

I am currently reading a book by David N. Livingstone, Adam’s Ancestors: Race, Religion, and the Politics of Human Origins. David Livingstone is Professor of Geography and Intellectual History at Queen’s University, Belfast and this book reflects both of his … Continue reading

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What Role Naturalism? 2 – Insights from Thomas

Last Friday and Saturday Francis Beckwith, Professor of Philosophy & Church-State Studies at Baylor University, posted an essay describing his journey through the concepts of intelligent design, philosophical naturalism, and Christian philosophy. Beckwith has been no stranger to controversy the … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Adam 2

We started a discussion Tuesday centered on David Livingstone’s book Adam’s Ancestors. This is a fascinating look at the history of the development of ideas about Adam and the context within which they arose. It is only indirectly a look … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Adam 1

I am currently reading a book by David N. Livingstone, Adam’s Ancestors: Race, Religion, and the Politics of Human Origins. David Livingstone is Professor of Geography and Intellectual History at Queen’s University, Belfast and this book reflects both of his … Continue reading

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What Role Naturalism? 1

After our rather spirited discussions of Intelligent Design over the last couple of months  I think it would be useful to consider the concept of methodological naturalism, both its purpose and its limits. Although there are technical philosophical definitions that … Continue reading

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NT Wright on Genesis

Late last week the BioLogos blog Science and the Sacred posted another video clip featuring NT Wright. In this clip he discusses the dating of Genesis 1-3 and what he sees as the impact of these texts on first century … Continue reading

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Signature in the Cell 9 – ID, Mark Noll, and Worldviews

I was traveling last week and unable to do justice to a wrap up on Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design – but having considered some of the discussion, digested and pondered the content, I … Continue reading

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