I am here in San Francisco at the Society of Biblical Literature annual Sea of Tweed and Bowtie Geekfest. This is where biblical scholars from all over the world gather once a year to impress each other and buy books at half price. Yes I am cynical. I am wearing jeans, a t-shirt, and my Birkenstocks […]
Since Adam is necessary for the Christian faith, we know evolution can’t be true. Evolution causes theological problems for Christianity. There is no question of that. We cannot simply graft evolution onto evangelical theology and claim that we have reconciled Christianity and evolution. The theological and philosophical problems for the Christian faith that evolution brings […]
I was interviewed today by Jared Byas on some of my thoughts on teaching kids the Gospel.
We continue today with three more recurring mistakes in the Adam/evolution discussion. Both Paul and the writer of Genesis thought Adam was a real person, the first man. Denying the historicity of Adam means you think you know better than the biblical writers. As with the issues we looked at in my last post, phasing […]
Over the past two weeks or so, there has been quite a bit of blog discussion over the question of Adam in light of evolution. I have kept up with various websites and other postings—not to mention comments on my own website. Opinions vary, of course, and the Internet can be a good place to […]