Archives for tag: Evolution

Michael Denton’s Awe-Inspiring Description of A Living Cell –What I’ve Been Reading (9)

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In 1986, Michael Denton published Evolution: A Theory in Crisis. Many attribute this book with starting the Intelligent Design movement. Denton provides an elegant description of the living cell that I want simply to quote at length: “To grasp the reality of life as it has been revealed by molecular biology, … Read More »

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What I’ve Been Reading (6)–Creationism Is Evolving

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We often forget to make the distinction between creation and creationism. Creation is a doctrine, and as such it is an unchangeable tenet to the Christian faith.  Creationism is an apologetic approach which attempts to integrate the doctrine of creation with the current understandings of the natural sciences.  As such … Read More »

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What I’ve Been Reading (5)–The Evolution of Adam

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Peter Enns is the fellow that Ken Ham has been warning about. Members of the Answers in Genesis organization (such as Ken Ham and Terry Mortenson) have often contended that abandoning young-earth creationism is the first step on a slippery slope in which the historicity of Adam and the Fall is denied, and eventually the gospel is … Read More »

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What I’ve Been Reading (3)–Faith, Form, and Time: What the Bible Teaches and Science Confirms about Creation and the Age of the Universe

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Over the past few weeks I have reviewed books that survey various views concerning evolution, creation, and the proper way to interpret Genesis.  Beginning with this post, I intend to start reviewing books that advocate a particular position.  I’ve chosen these books, not on the basis of my agreement with them, but because … Read More »

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What I’ve Been Reading(2)–The Genesis Debate: Three Views on the Days of Creation

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Last week I reviewed a book, The Evolution Controversy, which surveys the various positions concerning the scientific evidence. This week I want to bring to your attention The Genesis Debate: Three Views on the Days of Creation, a book that covers the biblical evidence, specifically the creation account of Genesis 1-2. … Read More »

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What I’ve Been Reading(1) – The Evolution Controversy: A Survey of Competing Theories

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If you type the word “evolution” in the Amazon.com search line, it offers over 61,000 books.  A similar search for books on “creation” yields over 31,000 results.  The creation/evolution controversy is an overwhelmingly large subject, and the debate shows no signs of diminishing.  A couple of years ago, Mark Rooker … Read More »

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Is Darwinism Theologically Neutral?

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Francis Collins, a devout evangelical who headed the Human Genome Project, founded the BioLogos Foundation in 2007 for the purpose of advocating evolutionary theory as a viable option for evangelicals. When Collins stepped down from BioLogos to become the director of the Health and Human Services agency, Darrel Falk became … Read More »

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