Brad Kramer

Brad Kramer completed his M.Div. at Biblical Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania and earned a BA in politics, philosophy, and economics from The King’s College in New York City. His articles have appeared in The Daily BeastPatrol, and OnFaith.

  • No, Modern Science is Not “Catching Up” to the Bible

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    No, Modern Science is Not “Catching Up” to the Bible | Brad Kramer

    Why is it an embarrassment for the Bible—written by and for an ancient people—to reflect the ancient scientific mindset? Because we’ve set up a false dichotomy betwe... Read More >

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  • Introducing our January Theme: The Days of Genesis 1

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    Introducing our January Theme: The Days of Genesis 1 | Brad Kramer

    Scripture is full of passages about creation, but no other passage has had so much impact on the conversation about science and Scripture.   Read More >

  • What the Berenstain Bears Taught Me About Adam and Eve

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    What the Berenstain Bears Taught Me About Adam and Eve | Brad Kramer

    The Berenstain Bear books highlight an essential feature of all stories: they are written with a specific audience in mind. Read More >

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  • Finding God in a Solar Eclipse

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    Finding God in a Solar Eclipse | Brad Kramer

    The magic of an eclipse is how it makes us aware of the the glory and majesty of the ordinary. Read More >

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  • Adam and Original Sin: What Does the Bible Really Say?

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    Adam and Original Sin: What Does the Bible Really Say? | Brad Kramer

    This post is part of a series of excerpts from the new book Evolution and the Fall. For an introduction to the book, click here. In this excerpt, New Testament scholar Joel Green (o... Read More >

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  • Our Favorite Books of 2016

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    Our Favorite Books of 2016 | Brad Kramer

    Check out some of our favorite books we read in 2016! Read More >

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  • Science on the Wings of Faith: An Interview with Stacy Trasancos

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    Science on the Wings of Faith: An Interview with Stacy Trasancos | Brad Kramer

    Catholic writer, scientist, editor, and teacher Stacy A. Trasancos discusses her book The Particles of Faith, in which addresses the cultural conflicts over science and faith. Read More >

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  • Dispatches From the Forum: Faith in Crisis

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    Dispatches From the Forum: Faith in Crisis | Brad Kramer

    Nathan reached out to the BioLogos Forum community for support in the midst of a profound period of darkness and doubt. Read More >

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  • Scripture and Science: A Long History of Conversation

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    Scripture and Science: A Long History of Conversation | Brad Kramer

    Christianity has survived and even flourished in the midst of scientific revolution because of its steadfast faith that the God who created the universe is the same God we find in the... Read More >

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  • Deep Space and the Dome of Heaven

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    Deep Space and the Dome of Heaven | Brad Kramer

    To overlap the modern and ancient cosmologies in any scientific way is to render both cosmologies incoherent. Read More >

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  • 5 Common Objections to Evolutionary Creationism

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    5 Common Objections to Evolutionary Creationism | Brad Kramer

    More and more people are learning about the BioLogos alternatives, but among Evangelicals, several key objections often hold them back from adopting evolutionary creationism.  Read More >

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  • According to John Calvin, Ignoring Science is an Act of Sloth

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    According to John Calvin, Ignoring Science is an Act of Sloth | Brad Kramer

    Calvin believed that science and reason were universal gifts; to neglect the discoveries of non-Christians simply because of their lack of faith is, according to Calvin, to be guilty ... Read More >

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  • What's an "Evolving Evangelical"?

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    What's an "Evolving Evangelical"? | Brad Kramer

    I’m convinced that authentic Christian faith demands that each generation reimagine its witness and critically evaluate what’s been handed down to it. Evolution is a good ... Read More >

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  • My Trip to the Creation Museum

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    My Trip to the Creation Museum | Brad Kramer

    The Creation Museum demonstrates that the ministry of Answers in Genesis is not first and foremost about Genesis—it’s about Answers. Read More >

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  • Reclaiming Design

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    Reclaiming Design | Brad Kramer

    In a recent book review published in Christian Century, BioLogos content manager Jim Stump endeavors to reclaim the word “design.” Read More >

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  • Was Genesis 1-11 Intended to Reflect Accurate History?

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    Was Genesis 1-11 Intended to Reflect Accurate History? | Brad Kramer

    Genesis frequently references events and places that the writer(s) (and listeners/readers) thought of as real, but its message does not rely on its pinpoint historical accuracy. Read More >

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  • Is Genesis 1-11 a Collection of Myths?

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    Is Genesis 1-11 a Collection of Myths? | Brad Kramer

    This word "myth" is frequently thrown around in debates about science and the Scriptures, but is it a helpful word to describe the stories of early Genesis? Read More >

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  • NPR, Unicorns, and the Great American Cultural Divide

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    NPR, Unicorns, and the Great American Cultural Divide | Brad Kramer

    A recent NPR radio segment wins the prize for the most counter-productive example of science/faith journalism in recent memory. Read More >

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  • Is There a War on Science? Reflecting on National Geographic’s Cover Story

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    Is There a War on Science? Reflecting on National Geographic’s Cover Story | Brad Kramer

    "The rhetoric of 'more scientific than thou' accomplishes almost nothing in fostering productive dialogue." Thankfully, magazines like National Geographic are beginning to realize thi... Read More >

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  • Final Thoughts: BioLogos, Bill Nye, and the Power of Dialogue

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    Final Thoughts: BioLogos, Bill Nye, and the Power of Dialogue | Brad Kramer

    A constant feature of many conflicts between conservative Christians and science-minded skeptics is that both sides can be so busy expressing astonishment at the obvious stupidity and... Read More >

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  • BioLogos Interviews Bill Nye

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    BioLogos Interviews Bill Nye | Brad Kramer

    The author and TV personality talks about his science advocacy, and his views on religion and the Bible. Read More >

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  • A Seat at the Table: BioLogos at Evangelical Theological Society 2014

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    A Seat at the Table: BioLogos at Evangelical Theological Society 2014 | Brad Kramer

    Our time at the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society showed that there is a hunger to a better conversation about science and evangelical Christianity. Read More >

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  • Growing Up Evangelical: My Story of Making Peace With Evolution

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    Growing Up Evangelical: My Story of Making Peace With Evolution | Brad Kramer

    My childhood in the evangelical church gave me the toolkit that led me to eventually accept the evidence for evolution, and marvel at the God who created it all. Read More >

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  • Ch. 5-6: How the Categories Shape the Conversation

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    Ch. 5-6: How the Categories Shape the Conversation | Brad Kramer

    The words we use to talk about the Bible and science often predispose us towards unnecessary conflicts. Read More >

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  • How to Build A Bridge

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    How to Build A Bridge | Brad Kramer

    Content Editor Brad Kramer reviews Chapter 1 of Surprised by Scripture by NT Wright and sees Wright’s work as a signpost for the future of the science/faith debate. Read More >

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