Monthly Archives: August 2010

Theology After Darwin 1

One of the more important and more difficult pieces of the puzzle as we feel our way forward at the interface of science and faith is the theological implications of discoveries in modern science. A comment on my post Evolution … Continue reading

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Evolution in the Key of D: Deity or Deism?

This is the final post from John F. Haught’s book  Making Sense of Evolution: Darwin, God, and the Drama of Life. The last chapter of the book deals with the concept of deity – who or what is this God … Continue reading

Posted in Science and Faith

Evolution in the Key of D: Duty and Devotion

The next two chapters of John F. Haught’s book  Making Sense of Evolution: Darwin, God, and the Drama of Life deal with the topics of duty and devotion. While Haught’s discussion of death left something to be desired, his discussion … Continue reading

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Evolution in the Key of D: Depth and Death

This has been a busy summer for me – much more so than usual – and it has taken me a while to work through John F. Haught’s book  Making Sense of Evolution: Darwin, God, and the Drama of Life.  … Continue reading

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Slippery Slopes?

It is common to hear Christians express concern about the slippery slope. The image is of a peak, or perhaps a plateau or mesa on which we are safe – but to step away is to risk all. In the … Continue reading

Posted in Problems for Faith, Science and Faith

What About the Genealogies?

I posted last week on a comment suggesting that I view Genesis 1-11 as “just collected stories.” The statement surprised me because I do not view Genesis as “just” collected stories – they are arranged and edited for a purpose … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Science and Faith

Christians in Academia

Three articles have been brought to my attention recently that are worth some discussion. The first two from Inside Higher Ed by Timothy Larson of Wheaton and Adam Kotsko at Kalamazoo College. (HT EG) The third article is an interview … Continue reading

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In the Image of God

Pete Enns has had an interesting series on BioLogos discussing the meaning of the phrase “Image of God” (You will find it here: Part One, Part Two, and Part Three). From the Part One of his series: Some understand image … Continue reading

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Collected Stories?

I’ve been busy the last week or so and didn’t get as involved in comments as I often do. But Scot put up a couple of interesting posts last Thursday, one on Evangelicalism’s Radical Diversity 4 with a discussion on … Continue reading

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Evolution in the Key of D: Direction

We have taken something of a detour the last several weeks, but I would like to get back to John F. Haught’s book  Making Sense of Evolution: Darwin, God, and the Drama of Life.  One of the common complaints about … Continue reading

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