Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design
Discoveries in cosmology, paleontology, and genomics has considerably changed the context for the creation-evolution debate in the last two decades. Which is why an update to the first Counterpoints views book on the subject is needed.
Editor J. B. Stump has brought together leading voices to offer an accurate snapshot of the origins conversation in America in his new book Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design. Voices include: Ken Ham (Answers in Genesis), Hugh Ross (Reasons to Believe), Deborah B. Haarsma (BioLogos), and Stephen C. Meyer (The Discovery Institute). Offering their best defense of their position, each address questions such as:
What is your position on origins? What is the most persuasive arguments in defense of your position? How do you demarcate and correlate evidence…
Darwin, Darwinism, and the “Dictionary of Christianity and Science”
That tension, however, hasn’t stopped Paul Copan, Tremper Longman, Christopher Reese, and Michael Strauss from offering the church and academy a new reference resource for the intersection of the Christian faith and contemporary science.
The Dictionary of Christianity and Science (on-sale 4/25/17) engages the crucial faith-science topics of the day. From Adam and Eve to the age of the earth, Big Bang to bioethics, string theory to the Scopes trial, this definitive resource offers you access to over 450 concepts, individuals, and debates, displayed in three types of entries:
Introductions offer quick and easy overviews Essays present further exploration of significant topics Multiple-view discussions stimulate discussion through vigorous, charitable, persuading points-of-view articles
To give you a…
Trapped in “Either/Or” Thinking – An Excerpt from Evolution: Scripture and Nature Say Yes!
Today’s excerpt is taken from Evolution: Scripture and Nature Say Yes by Denis Lamoureaux.
Denis is Associate Professor of Science and Religion at St. Joseph’s College in the University of Alberta, the first tenure-track position in Canada dedicated to teaching and research on the relationship between scientific discovery and Christian faith.
Continue reading to learn how he wrestled to overcome the “either/or” thinking of the creation-evolution debate.
“I am so mad!” These words were cried out by a young woman after she stood up during the middle of a class in my college course on science and religion. I slowly sank down behind the lecture stand, quickly glancing at my notes, hoping to find what I had said that triggered her outburst. And she wasn’t finished. “I’m mad at my parents…
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Doubter. Skeptic. Questioner.
Do these words describe you when it comes to issues like: The existence of Hell? The historical Adam? Whether or not Jesus is the only way to God?
The Counterpoints series was written with your questions in mind!
Dig into your doubt with these titles and more:
Four Views on Hell | With contributions John F. Walvoord, Zachary J. Hayes and Clark H. Pinnock and edited by William Crockett.
The authors meet this subject head-on with different views on what the Scriptures say. The interactive Counterpoints forum allows the reader to see the four views on hell—literal, metaphorical, conditional, and…
Wednesday Giveaway – Three Views on Creation and Evolution
But how do we evaluate the theological meaning of latest scientific findings, or give fair hearing to opposing views?
In this week’s giveaway, Three Views on Creation and Evolution, Paul Nelson, Robert Newman, and Howard Van Till lay out three different approaches, and then both critique and defend each one, providing a helpful foundation for anyone engaged in this discussion.
“For Christians, the issues raised by the different views on creation and evolution are challenging. Can a "young earth" be reconciled with a universe that appears to be billions…
Bruce Waltke – New Paper on Evolutionary Process
Download the full PDF here. (Posted here with the permission of the BioLogos Foundation.)
Other scholarly essays in the BioLogos collection can be found here.