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I’m Convinced that the Evolutionary Paradigm of Human Origins is True. Now What?

I’m Convinced that the Evolutionary Paradigm of Human Origins is True. Now What? If one becomes convinced that evolution is real – it happened – what then is one to do with the Bible? With traditional Christian beliefs and doctrines? … Continue reading

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A Question About Intelligent Design

A Question to both ID Proponents and Proponents of EC (Evolutionary Creationism or Theistic Evolution) About the Concept of Design Here’s a question I throw out there on the concept of design: It seems to me that the inference to … Continue reading

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Debate: God, Science, and the Universe

This past Saturday a debate took place at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto, on the topic of God, Science, and the Universe. Participants included Lawrence Krauss, Stephen Meyer, and Denis Lamoureux. You can view the whole thing on You Tube … Continue reading

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Stephen Meyer Answers his BioLogos Critics

Stephen Meyer, Intelligent Design proponent and author of Darwin’s Doubt and Signature in the Cell, just posted a response to a Biologos series that critically reviewed his work. I think that the exchange represents a great example of constructive and … Continue reading

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Wisdom from Charlotte Mason on Helping our Children Integrate Science and Faith

This year, my wife began homeschooling our two boys. One of the authors that writes about educating children whom she really appreciates is Charlotte Mason. Mason advocated a holistic approach to education, which placed a strong emphasis on creating the … Continue reading

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Reflecting theologically on evolution

Earlier this year, I wrote several posts related to creation and origins issues. In one post, I reflected on the Ken Ham vs. Bill Nye debate over creationism. In another, I suggested that reading the early chapters of Genesis ‘literally’ … Continue reading

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Devout Christians that Acknowledge the Strength of the Evidence in Favour of Evolution

Many evangelical Christians are shocked when they hear that other evangelical Christians, perhaps even prominent ones, believe that evolution is true. But knowing about such Christians can open up space for important questions and constructive dialogue. Many have grown up … Continue reading

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Billy Graham on creation

A few years ago, I read the following quote from Rev. Dr. Billy Graham. I still find it powerful and provocative: “I don’t think that there’s any conflict at all between science today and the Scriptures. I think we have … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the Ken Ham vs. Bill Nye debate and on young earth six day creationism

Last night the highly publicized and (for some) highly animated debate between six-day creationist Ken Ham and popular TV science personality Bill Nye took place. The debate and question period that followed lasted for quite some time, and much could … Continue reading

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Genesis 1: Getting the Focus Wrong

I came across an interesting quote from Daniel Block: “If we go to Gen 1 just to fight the evolutionists, the devil has us right where he wants us!” – Daniel Block (conservative evangelical Old Testament scholar) Why do you … Continue reading

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