Tag: Theology

On Peaceful Science

Says Darrel Falk, “The creation story is beautiful beyond imagination. However, even more beautiful is the concept of peace-filled science enthusiasts.”

How Billy Graham Married Evangelism and Anthropology

As segregation ended, the great evangelist Billy Graham contemplated the gospel alongside the anthropology of race: “God hath made of one blood.”

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On Narnians, Martians and Neanderthals

Just like us, C. S. Lewis encountered challenges from science. Rather than falling into unending arguments, he found a better way.

The Time Comes For Genealogy

Most new ideas turn out to be old ideas whose time has come, or even ideas that have returned after a long absence. The Genealogical Adam’s time has come.

The Axiom of Belief

Dr. Andy Walsh, a Ph.D trained computational biologist, and he is publishing his first book, Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science.  Dr. Walsh is computational biologist, just like me. Early in our training, computational biologists become intellectual omnivores and polyglots. To be successful, we must weave between several fields. This comes through in…
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Evolution and the Problem of Evil

These arguments against theism and evolution, however, are not sensible arguments against a Jesus-grounded faith. That suffering might move us from good to perfect, however, is entirely expected in light of the God we find by Him.

Murphy’s Subtle but Truthful Tree

I am very pleased to include this answer from Dr. George Murphy, Ph.D. in Physics and theologian. Answering the riddle of the 100-year old tree, he notes God is not deceitful, but He is subtle: in both nature and the cross. He is a Templeton Prize winner, and one of my theological influences. In particular his work explaining the…
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Camel Chews Miracle Tree

Jon Garvey is an independent researcher in biblical creation doctrine at The Hump of the Camel. The editor of God’s Good Earth, he is motivated by Evangelical, Reformed and Classical Theist perspectives. The complete version of his response can be found on his blog. In Dr Swamidass’ fable of the 100 year old tree, truth is not…
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The Barthian, “Why this Tree?”

Paul Metzger is a Professor of Christian Theology and Theology of Culture at Multnomah Seminary in Portland and the Director of The Institute for the Theology of Culture: New Wine, New Wineskins. This response is cross-posted on his blog. Dr. Swamidass asked me to respond from a Barthian angle. In this light, my question is not…
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A Lutheran’s Artistic Tree

Tim Saleska is a professor at Concordia Seminary in Saint Louis where he teaches exegesis of biblical poetry, specifically the book of Psalms. He is especially interested in how Christians read and meditate on the Psalms and in exploring the history of their interpretation in the Church. I think of God as a poet or an artist.…
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