Growing in Faith

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Growing up, David believed that Young Earth Creationism was the Christian position on origins and how God created. As he endeavored to learn more, he was intrigued by Francis Collins book The Language of God because Francis did not present evolution as a rival theory to Christian faith, but as something that described God's method of creation. David studied biblical interpretation and found John Walton's scholarship to be tremendously helpful in understanding the original purpose and intent of the Genesis narrative.

Reflecting on his personal journey, David thinks that it is important that we don't oversimplify questions related to science and faith, but that we explore them deeply in order to understand science in a robust, Christian way.

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Buller, David. "Growing in Faith"
http://biologos.org/. N.p., 12 Oct. 2012. Web. 24 May 2017.

APA

Buller, D. (2012, October 12). Growing in Faith
Retrieved May 24, 2017, from http://biologos.org/blogs/archive/growing-in-faith

About the Author

David Buller
David Buller is Program Manager at BioLogos, where he currently manages the BioLogos Voices speakers bureau and oversees planning for BioLogos national conferences. Prior to coming to BioLogos, David was a Program Associate in the Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion program at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Washington, DC. At AAAS, he helped lead and plan projects working with scientists and seminary leaders on science engagement in theological training, as well as an additional project working with evangelical pastors and organizations. He is a producer on "Science: The Wide Angle," a AAAS science video series tailored for use in religious education.
 
After completing his BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Bob Jones University, David earned an MA in Theological Studies, Religion and Science Emphasis, from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. While in Chicago, David worked as a student coordinator on various events and symposia at the Zygon Center for Religion and Science. His academic efforts explored models of the God-world relationship, as well as using film as a dialogue partner in developing a Christian theology of nature. He has additionally served as Student and Early Career Representative to the American Scientific Affiliation Executive Council. Weekends find him and his wife enjoying books, arts, nature, and Anglican worship.

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