Series: "Lost World of Genesis One" Book Club (5 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 (10 entries)
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.
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.
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.
Series: Evolution and Christian Faith Around the World (3 entries)
From the Archives: Creation, Evolution, and Christian Laypeople, Part 1
From 2012: Many secular and many evangelical voices agree on one ‘truism’—that if you are an orthodox Christian with a high view of the authority of the Bible, you cannot believe in evolution in any form at all. New Atheist authors such as Richard Dawkins and creationist writers such as Ken Ham seem to have arrived at consensus on this.
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.
The Genesis Rock
The story of the Genesis Rock reminds us of how biblical and scientific accounts, despite their different purviews and purposes, remain inexorably linked in our understanding of origins.
Evolution and the Christian, part 2: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made
Some of the Christian objections to evolutionary creation come from a misunderstanding of what the Bible means when it says “God created”.
Series: “Origins” Book Club (6 entries)
Responses to David Barash on God and Evolution in the Classroom
Here are some of the best responses from around the web to David's Barash's controversial editorial about God and Evolution in the New York Times.
The Tradition of Wisdom for Today: a Relational Theology of Science
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.