Peace with God, Peace with Science, Part 1

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For most of my life I held New Age views, believing that any and every path of spiritual belief that people marked out for themselves would ultimately culminate in eternal blessing. Eastern Mysticism in particular held a very strong attraction for me; I was continually immersed in the reading of mystic books, taking classes and seminars, and attending New Age spiritual centers. I had never actually worked out my belief system for myself, but had instead absorbed these views from friends, family, and the culture at large. Another sensibility that I inherited – rather mindlessly, I might add – was a general aversion to Christianity and the Church, and although I held a vague respect for the Bible, there was always a sort of ominous foreboding about it, despite the fact that I had never read it.

This all changed late in 1995. Unbeknownst to me, my sister Jaimie, who, like the rest of my family, had also been steeped in Eastern Mysticism, had recently become a follower of Christ...

Update (18 May 2016):  This blog post has been truncated because its contents are now copyrighted in the book, How I Changed My Mind About Evolution. The book page and ordering info can be found here.




Blake, Stephen Ashley. "Peace with God, Peace with Science, Part 1" N.p., 10 Mar. 2014. Web. 20 January 2018.


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Stephen Ashley Blake

Stephen Ashley Blake is a filmmaker and President of Realm Entertainment in Los Angeles. After making his mark as a music video Director and independent feature and television Director of Photography, he is now gearing up to produce a slate of motion pictures of a variety of genres that tell powerful stories from a distinctly Christian worldview.

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