This series was written by historian Ted Davis, to address “the now-common view that the history of science and Christianity is one of ongoing, inevitable conflict.”
Young-Earth (Scientific) Creationism: History and Beliefs
Ted Davis offers an overview of five core tenets of Scientific Creationism, discusses conclusions that follow from those assumptions, and presents a short history of modern creationism.
Old-Earth (Progressive) Creationism: History and Beliefs
Ted Davis offers an overview of four core tenets of Concordism, discusses the conclusions that follow from these assumptions, and presents a short history of Concordism.
Assessing the Evangelical Encounter with Evolution
Evangelicals exhibit considerable tension and ambivalence when it comes to science, especially human evolution.
Galileo and the Garden of Eden: The Principle of Accommodation and the Book of Genesis
Inspired by Augustine, Galileo cautioned Christians against reading the Bible as a science book, since it employs popular language to communicate to its audiences, a notion known as “accommodation."