Books and Culture Hosts Online Symposium on Adam and Eve
Series: Atonement and Evolution (12 entries)
The Wax Adam: Historical, Biographical, Archetypal, or Literary?
Series: Genesis: History, Fiction, or Neither? Three Views on the Bible's Earliest Chapters (Excerpts) (3 entries)
"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
Series: "Lost World of Genesis One" Book Club (7 entries)
Series: Evolution and Original Sin by Robin Collins (14 entries)
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."
I Have a Friend Who Believes Science Disproves Faith, Part 2
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.
Series: The "Cosmogonic" Form of Genesis 1 (7 entries)
Series adapted from the article "The Narrative Form of Genesis 1: Cosmogonic, Yes; Scientific, No”, originally published in 1984 in the Journal of the American Scientific Affiliation (now Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith). It is reprinted with permission. The ideas in this essay are drawn by Hyers’ excellent book The Meaning of Creation: Genesis and Modern Science.
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.
Evolution in the Holy Land
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.
The “One Thing” Behind the Genesis Debate
The one thing on which the entire Genesis debate hinges is whether we acknowledge the role played by hermeneutics.
From the Archives: A BioLogos Response to Kenneth Keathley, Part 1
From 2012: The entire BioLogos community would like to thank Dr. Keathley not only for his work in writing his introductory essay, but for his willingness to organize a small collection of essays by other Southern Baptist scholars describing their concerns about the BioLogos perspective. We welcome this opportunity to clarify our positions and remove stumbling blocks where possible.
John Calvin on Nicolaus Copernicus and Heliocentrism
John Calvin really believed that the sun revolved around the earth, but we shouldn't dismiss the rest of his theology because of this error.