Monthly Archives: December 2015

Temporary Happy By-Products

It has been a Star Wars season for many. Although I haven’t seen the new movie (or, indeed, any other than the original three – which were fantastic) many friends and family members contributed to the first weekend success of … Continue reading

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Redemption of Creation or Harps and Clouds?

Although there are variations across the range of Christianity, it is not uncommon for Christians, especially evangelical Christians, to view our eternal destiny as a heaven of eternal worship. This is often caricatured as angels floating on clouds and playing … Continue reading

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Thinking Scientifically

What does it mean to think scientifically? Uniformitarianism and Naturalism. In the second chapter of Evolution and Belief Robert Asher, Curator of Vertebrates in the Museum of Zoology at the University of Cambridge, outlines his thoughts on what it means … Continue reading

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A Theology of Creation

I recently picked up a new book by Ron Highfield The Faithful Creator: Affirming Creation and Providence in an Age of Anxiety. This book explores the concepts of creation, providence and evil and looks like it should lead to some … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Resurrection

Resurrection is an idea that evolves and develops in Scripture reaching its climax in the New Testament with the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the hope for the future that resurrection ushers in for the apostles and the early church. … Continue reading

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Evolution, Belief, and the Virgin Birth

One of the common objections to evolutionary creation relates to the lack of evidence for macro-evolution as opposed to micro-evolution. Most people have no problem with evolution of a sort producing variation within species. Many will even accept the evolutionary … Continue reading

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The Mountains Melt Like Wax

The next two chapters of Richard Middleton’s book A New Heaven and a New Earth look at the Old Testament view of God’s salvation in law, wisdom, and prophecy. The goal of salvation in the Old Testament is earthly flourishing … Continue reading

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What Are Your Objections?

Brad Kramer had another thought-provoking post on his blog The Evolving Evangelical at BioLogos this week. At the Evangelical Theological Society meeting earlier this month he and Jim Stump had the opportunity to ask those who stopped by their BioLogos … Continue reading

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The Authority of Science Scripture

Too many people frame any discussion of science and Christian faith as a battle for supremacy. The authority of science and the authority of Scripture are in conflict as though this was a competition with only one winner. Some (Richard … Continue reading

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