Series: "Lost World of Genesis One" Book Club (7 entries)
Companion series to the spring 2015 book club featuring "The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate" by John Walton.
President Haarsma reflects on our big interview with Bill Nye, and explains how it relates to our mission.
In both form and content, then, Genesis 1 reveals that its basic purposes are religious and theological, not scientific or historical.
All creation is the doings of God’s hands, no matter how he did it. When I look at a painting, I can connect somehow with the painter, and the same goes with the universe and God.
Collection of the best articles of the past several weeks on science (and faith) from around the web.
The words we use to talk about the Bible and science often predispose us towards unnecessary conflicts.
If discussions of science and religion sometimes get bogged down in Genesis, perhaps that is because they have not made the preparatory journey through the rich material of the Wisdom books.
The new Gallup survey shows in broad strokes the challenge we face. But more nuanced surveys find that only 8% of Americans are convinced creationists whose beliefs are dear to them, and only 4% are convinced atheistic evolutionists whose beliefs are dear to them. The vast majority of Americans are not sure of their position and are open to a conversation.
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So what is BioLogos? Well it all began with a scientist and a book.
The BioLogos Book Club discussion of Francis Collins’ The Language of God.
This list didn’t come from a boring discussion of “what should be our core values.” Rather, each of these commitments came up repeatedly in our discussions of what BioLogos is all about.
“Evangelicals really needed an organization that would stand up and say, in a nutshell, I’m an evangelical, and I accept evolution,” he said.
A video greeting from BioLogos President Deborah Haarsma
Today we draw your attention to a couple of short term projects that have been completed and are now visible on our site: Our History and Small Group Resources.
There is no formula for generating beliefs in people. There are plenty of people with access to the same facts who end up believing different things. But for many Christians—like the ones I heard from this week—access to information about the position we call “evolutionary creation” could make a significant difference for reconciling science and Christian faith.