Category Archives: Evolution

Book Write-Up: Coming to Peace with Science, by Darrel R. Falk

Darrel R. Falk.  Coming to Peace with Science: Bridging the Worlds Between Faith and Biology.  Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 2004. I would like to thank InterVarsity Press for sending me a review copy of this book.  Click here to … Continue reading

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Spiritual Lessons from David’s Life, and Ken Ham’s Possible Evolutionism

For its Bible study, my church is going through The Unbreakable Promise: God’s Covenants with Abraham, Moses, and David, With Michael Rydelnik.  Last night, we did the first lesson about David. What I appreciated most was the spiritual lessons that … Continue reading

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My Thoughts About the Nye/Ham Debate

I watched the two hour and forty-five minutes debate between TV “science guy” Bill Nye and young-earth creationist Ken Ham.  See here for NPR’s summary of the key points of the debate, and also to watch the debate itself.  Here … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Adam Quest, by Tim Stafford

Tim Stafford.  The Adam Quest: Eleven Scientists Who Held On to a Strong Faith While Wrestling with the Mystery of Human Origins.  Nashville: Nelson Books, 2013. The Adam Quest profiles scientists who believe in Christianity and have wrestled with such … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Warranted Christian Belief, by Alvin Plantinga

Alvin Plantinga.  Warranted Christian Belief.  New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. Alvin Plantinga is a renowned Christian philosopher.  I first heard of him when I was a student at Harvard Divinity School.  I was taking William Abraham’s class on … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Scientists Confront Creationism

Laurie R. Godfrey, ed.  Scientists Confront Creationism.  New York and London: W.W. Norton and Company, 1983. Scientists Confront Creationism contains essays by scientists, anthropologists, and others that attempt to explain and critique young-earth creation science.  I have seen this book … Continue reading

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Roger Morris’ Richard Milhous Nixon 12

I am in the part of Roger Morris’ Richard Milhous Nixon: The Rise of an American Politician that is about the Alger Hiss case, in which Congressman Richard Nixon played a significant role.  (For background on that case, see my … Continue reading

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Does The Genesis Code Fudge the Bible to Make It Agree with Science?

I promised yesterday that I would write a blog post about the 2010 Christian movie, The Genesis Code, specifically the scene in which it claims that the sequence of creation in Genesis 1 matches what scientific consensus says about the … Continue reading

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The Genesis Code: Overall Review

I recently watched the Genesis Code, which is a 2010 movie.  The movie explores the question of whether science and Genesis 1 are compatible. I’m glad that I finally got to see it, for I was curious about it when … Continue reading

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Why the Delay?

On page 100 of The Language God Talks: On Science and Religion, Herman Wouk (if I’m interpreting him correctly) talks about how human beings have been on earth for such an infinitesimal amount of time, in comparison with the vast … Continue reading

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