A Parabolic Approach to Evolution


Science primarily appears in the Bible as the object of metaphors, helping us know God through what we can see and touch. Yet we currently present science as a set of propositions to affirm. The natural history propositions of evolutionary biology can be challenging. Its concepts, however, resonate with the themes of scripture; they can enrich our language for talking about God. Perhaps that common ground provides a better avenue for introducing the topic.