Monthly Archives: November 2017

Pros and Cons

In the final chapter of The Adam Quest Tim Stafford provides a summary of the pros and cons of each of the young earth, intelligent design, and evolutionary creationist positions. He also adds some thoughts of his own from his … Continue reading

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An Engineer or a Gardener?

The final three scientists interviewed in Tim Stafford’s book The Adam Quest are British. Despite the conservative evangelical and fundamentalist stereotype of English Christianity as theologically bankrupt, there is an environment that allows sophisticated and serious Christian thinking to flourish. … Continue reading

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Why Not YEC?

In the opening chapter of Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design Ken Ham describes and defends Young Earth Creation, the primary argument is that this is the most faithful interpretation of Scripture. None of the other three contributors … Continue reading

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The Bible Tells Us So

I recently received a copy of an intriguing book (due out next week) courtesy the publisher. Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design brings together leading proponents of Young Earth Creationism (Ken Ham), Old Earth Creationism (Hugh Ross), Evolutionary … Continue reading

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What Color are Your Glasses?

In his thought-provoking book Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution Denis Lamoureux begins the discussion with an analogy. The world of ideas is similar to the world of color. We appreciate that many topics are not simple black-and-white issues … Continue reading

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Return to Adam

One of the most contentious questions in the conversation between contemporary science and faith is the question of Adam – more specifically human origins and the origin of sin. The next set of essays and responses in Old Earth or … Continue reading

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But They Know God is Real!

So far we’ve looked at five of the scientists profiled in Tim Stafford’s book the adam quest. In this book Stafford found Christian scientists “who hold strong opinions but are not quick to condemn others.” His purpose is to let … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of Creation

The creation narratives in Scripture are many and varied – although certain themes are always present. God alone is the creator of the cosmos. His creation is good, playful, purposeful. Creation is grounded in God’s wisdom – in a manner … Continue reading

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