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Series: Reading God’s Two Books: Early American Perspectives (6 entries)

American thinking about religion and science before the Civil War was substantially informed by the powerful “concordist” metaphor of God as the “author” of two “books,” nature and Scripture, which ultimately must agree.

 

Series: Atonement and Evolution (7 entries)

 

The Wax Adam: Historical, Biographical, Archetypal, or Literary?

The history of interpretation of Adam from Genesis to the 1st Century reveals a bold and astonishing diversity in which the authors made of Adam what they needed of Adam.

 

Series: Genesis: History, Fiction, or Neither? Three Views on the Bible's Earliest Chapters (Excerpts) (3 entries)

This series features excerpts from the newly released book Genesis: History, Fiction, or Neither?: Three Views on the Bible's Earliest Chapters, part of Zondervan’s Counterpoints series in which top scholars present their cases and respond to each other’s presentations.

 

"Natural" and "Supernatural" are Modern Categories, Not Biblical Ones

When we make distinctions between natural and supernatural activity in Scripture, not only do we push our modern categories into the Bible, but we also limit God’s action.

 

Patheos Blogger RJS Wrestles with the Meaning of the Old Testament

Patheos blogger RJS completes long series of blogs reviewing the important book "Seriously Dangerous Religion: What the Old Testament Really Says and Why It Matters," and it's a must-read.

 

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.

 

Series: Evolution and Original Sin by Robin Collins (14 entries)

 

Series: Evolution and Image Bearers (2 entries)

If, according to evolutionary theory, the human species has evolved from non-human ancestors over the course of hundreds of thousands of years, how might we understand humans as uniquely bearing the image of God?

 

Did Newton’s God Vanish with the “Gaps” in His Science?

In none of these cases was Newton inserting God into a “gap” into our knowledge that science would someday fill. Rather, his prior belief in God helped him arrive at attitudes and ideas that have unquestionably advanced our understanding of nature.

 

R.C. Sproul on Science, Scripture, and the Age of the Universe

"I think we can learn from non-believing scientists who are studying natural revelation. They may get a better sense of the truth from their study of natural revelation than I get from ignoring natural revelation."

 

Is Science-Religion Conflict Always a Bad Thing? Some Augustinian Considerations

Historian Peter Harrison argues that harmony between faith and science is not as simple as it seems, and some versions of "harmony" can do damage to the Christian faith.

 

I Have a Friend Who Believes Science Disproves Faith, Part 2

Is Christianity anti-science? Can Christians be good scientists? Is science the only source of true knowledge? Pastor Dave Gustavsen of Jacksonville Chapel addresses these issues.

 

All is Dust and DNA

Jim Stump explores the meaning of the Lenten season from the perspective of evolutionary creation.

 

Can Science and Scripture Be Reconciled?

A continuation of our series featuring our new and revised "Common Questions" pages

 

Discordant Views on Concordism

Many voices in the origins debate have strong opinions about whether their views on science and the Bible are "concordist", yet there is little agreement about what the word actually means.

 

On the Evolution of the Imago Dei: Insights from St. Thomas Aquinas

St. Thomas Aquinas helps us understand how the image of God in man might have developed through evolution.

 

The “Cosmogonic” Form of Genesis 1

In both form and content, then, Genesis 1 reveals that its basic purposes are religious and theological, not scientific or historical.

 

What is a Literal Reading?: Lessons from Gregory of Nyssa and Augustine

A very important way of avoiding a myopic understanding of our own theories and conclusions is to examine how our forebears in the faith understood things.

 

How Hermeneutics Led Me To A Deeper Faith

As I began to study the dynamic nature of Scripture, I discovered the dynamic nature of God.

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