Tag Archives: Denis Lamoureux

When God Began to Create?

Genesis 1:1-3.¬† We all know it – and it is crystal clear, right? In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. … Continue reading

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Of Pine Nuts, Acorns, and Mustard Seeds

February was a busy month in our household, but it is now time to get back to The Bible & Ancient Science¬† by Denis Lamoureux. What is the message of the Bible? Denis finds that for him “reading the Bible … Continue reading

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The Message is Spiritual

In The Bible & Ancient Science¬† and his other books Denis Lamoureux argues that the ancient cosmology and phenomenology is incidental to the text. The Bible makes statements about nature. In these statements, the message lies in spiritual truths not … Continue reading

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A Flat Earth?

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Psalm 19:1 Is the earth roughly spherical, orbiting around the much more massive sun, with a far less massive moon orbiting the earth? Is the … Continue reading

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Literally a Matter of Interpretation

Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. As Christians we take the bible seriously as the Word of God. It provides touchstone through which we can discern the will and ways of God. Paul … Continue reading

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Welcome 2021!

Fall 2020 was a tough semester. Last winter, before COVID-19 became a household word, I agreed to double teach in the Fall to fill a need in our department. (In exchange I have a light load this winter term.) Teaching … Continue reading

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A Class Act

I would like to bring a new opportunity to your attention. Over the years I have posted on a number of books by Denis Lamoureux. I first became acquainted with Denis and his work through Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach … Continue reading

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What Price Concord?

There are two primary fronts in the conflict or apparent conflict between science and Christian faith: (1) Are the scientific claims intrinsically atheistic? and (2) How do we reconcile Scripture with the scientific data? Neither of these are new problems, … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Conflict

It is important as Christians that we move beyond the either-or thinking that dominates so much of the church, either we believe in evolution or we believe in God. This is a dangerous and false dichotomy. We have been working … Continue reading

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Science is Incidental

Chapter 5 of Denis Lamoureux’s new book Evolution: Scripture and Nature Say Yes looks at the way that “science” is presented in Scripture. Science is a modern concept, but Scripture certainly speaks about the nature of the cosmos and uses … Continue reading

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