The six-part series by Dr. Keller considers three main clusters of questions lay people raise with their pastors when introduced to the teaching that biological evolution and biblical orthodoxy can be compatible. As a pastor and evangelist, Keller takes these concerns seriously and offers suggestions for addressing them without requiring believers to adopt a particular view or accept a definitive answer.
  • Creation, Evolution, and Christian Laypeople, Part 1

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    Creation, Evolution, and Christian Laypeople, Part 1 | Tim Keller

        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... Read More >

    Basics PART 1 of 6
  • Creation, Evolution, and Christian Laypeople, Part 2

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    Creation, Evolution, and Christian Laypeople, Part 2 | Tim Keller

        The way to take the Biblical authors seriously is to ask ‘how does this author want to be understood?’ This is common courtesy as well as good reading.&n... Read More >

    Basics PART 2 of 6
  • Creation, Evolution, and Christian Laypeople, Part 3

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    Creation, Evolution, and Christian Laypeople, Part 3 | Tim Keller

        This creates a problem for the Christian layperson if they hear their teachers or preachers telling them that God could have used evolutionary processes to bring abo... Read More >

    Basics PART 3 of 6
  • Creation, Evolution, and Christian Laypeople, Part 4

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    Creation, Evolution, and Christian Laypeople, Part 4 | Tim Keller

        One of my favorite Christian writers, C.S.Lewis, did not believe in a literal Adam and Eve, and I do not question the reality or soundness of his personal faith. Read More >

    Basics PART 4 of 6
  • Creation, Evolution, and Christian Laypeople, Part 5

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    Creation, Evolution, and Christian Laypeople, Part 5

        So the basic Biblical teaching is intact, even if we do not accept the historicity of the story of Adam and Eve. I think that assertion is too simplistic.&... Read More >

    Basics PART 5 of 6
  • Creation, Evolution, and Christian Laypeople, Part 6

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    Creation, Evolution, and Christian Laypeople, Part 6

        If Adam and Eve were historical figures could they have been the product of EBP? An older, evangelical commentary on Genesis by Derek Kidner provides a model for how... Read More >

    PART 6 of 6