This series was written by historian Ted Davis, to address “the now-common view that the history of science and Christianity is one of ongoing, inevitable conflict.”
The Framework View: History and Beliefs
The bottom line for the Framework View is that if you don’t know anything about literature and culture in the Ancient Near East, you won’t understand what Genesis is really saying.
Theistic Evolution: History and Beliefs
Ted Davis presents five core tenets of Theistic Evolution, discusses some conclusions that follow from these assumptions, and offers an overview of Theistic Evolution's history.
Young-Earth (Scientific) Creationism: History and Beliefs
Ted Davis offers an overview of five core tenets of Scientific Creationism, discusses conclusions that follow from those assumptions, and presents a short history of modern creationism.
Old-Earth (Progressive) Creationism: History and Beliefs
Ted Davis offers an overview of four core tenets of Concordism, discusses the conclusions that follow from these assumptions, and presents a short history of Concordism.
Intelligent Design: History and Beliefs
Ted Davis presents four core tenets of Intelligent Design, discusses some conclusions that follow from these assumptions, and offers an overview of Intelligent Design's history.
Assessing the Evangelical Encounter with Evolution
Evangelicals exhibit considerable tension and ambivalence when it comes to science, especially human evolution.
Galileo and the Garden of Eden: The Principle of Accommodation and the Book of Genesis
Inspired by Augustine, Galileo cautioned Christians against reading the Bible as a science book, since it employs popular language to communicate to its audiences, a notion known as “accommodation."