Tag Archives: Denis Lamoureux

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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The Heavens Declare!

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge. All Christians agree that the heavens and the earth are intelligently designed … Continue reading

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Rejecting Either/Or

Denis Lamoureux has a new book out: Evolution: Scripture and Nature Say Yes! In this engaging and readable book he builds on his strong background in biology and theology to explore the question of evolutionary creation. The first chapter, Trapped … Continue reading

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Signposts to God and More

Books, books, books … What is the best book you’ve read on Science and Christian faith? It seems to be the season … not the holiday season, but the book season. I recently received three new books. Books by a … Continue reading

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Responses to the Traditional View of Adam

In the final major essay in Four Views on the Historical Adam William Barrick argued for a traditional young earth view of Adam as the unique, supernaturally created, seminal father of all humankind. His view was outlined in the previous … Continue reading

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Responses to Adam and Eve as Special Creation

In the last post on Four Views on the Historical Adam we looked at the view of Adam put forth by C. John Collins. He takes an old earth special creation view, but is willing to consider a wide range … Continue reading

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