Jim Stump

Jim Stump

BioLogos

Jim Stump is Senior Editor at BioLogos. As such he oversees the development of new content and curates existing content for the website and print materials. Jim has a Ph.D. in philosophy from Boston University and was formerly a philosophy professor and academic administrator. He has authored Science and Christianity: An Introduction to the Issues (Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming) and co-authored (with Chad Meister) Christian Thought: A Historical Introduction (Routledge, 2010). He has co-edited (with Alan Padgett) The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012) and (with Kathryn Applegate) How I Changed My Mind About Evolution (InterVarsity Press, 2016).

Topics include:

  • Compatibility of science and Bible
  • Science and faith as ways of knowing
  • Rationality of religious belief
  • Philosophy

 

  • Evangelical Parallel Universes

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    Evangelical Parallel Universes | Jim Stump

    99 percent of professional biologists think humans evolved, but half of white Evangelicals think scientists are generally in disagreement about evolution. What explains this discrepan... Read More >

    Basics
  • 4 Theological Objections to Evolution

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    4 Theological Objections to Evolution | Jim Stump

    Does evolution make the Christian God irrelevant or malevolent? Read More >

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  • Baseball or Genetics?

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    Baseball or Genetics? | Jim Stump

    If you’ve wondered how geneticists come to the conclusions they do, this video is a good place to start.   Read More >

    Going Deeper
  • 10 Misconceptions about Evolution

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    10 Misconceptions about Evolution | Jim Stump

    One of the difficulties people have with coming to accept the science of evolution is that they have absorbed incorrect or only partially correct information. Read More >

    Basics
  • Long Life Spans in Genesis: Literal or Symbolic?

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    Long Life Spans in Genesis: Literal or Symbolic? | Jim Stump

    A closer look at the different uses of numbers in ancient Near Eastern literature can shed light on our understanding of the life spans of the Hebrew patriarchs. Read More >

    Going Deeper