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Christianity & Evolution

St. Augustine

Was There a “Fall” or Did Augustine Really Screw Everything Up?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

The “fall” of humanity, as some Christians understand it, completely dependent on Augustine’s misreading of one verse in the book of Romans.

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11 Recurring Mistakes Evangelicals Make in the Evolution Debate

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

The fact that evolution causes a theological problem does not mean evolution is wrong. It means we have a theological problem.

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A Blog Post, in which I ask myself 4 questions about Christianity and evolution

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

To reject evolution on Christian grounds would be to claim some superhuman insight into scientific matters that can only be described as idiosyncratic bordering on delusional, to misunderstand the nature of Scripture they are trying to protect, and to sport a heretical Christology that doesn’t take seriously Jesus’s full humanity.

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The Bible Demands that We Be Unbiblical (It’s Paradox Wednesday!)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Simply put, seeing the need to move beyond biblical categories is biblical—and as such poses a wonderful model, even divine permission—shall I say “mandate”—to move beyond the Bible when the need arises and reason dictates.

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French Fries and Pornography: Another Lesson from Evolution

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Today’s post is the second of two by Matthew Nelson Hill (see first post here). Matthew’s first book, Evolution and Holiness: Sociobiology, Altruism and the Quest for Wesleyan Perfection, recently came out with […]

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What a Woman on a Magazine Cover Teaches Us about Evolution

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Today’s post is by Matthew Nelson Hill (PhD Durham University) of Spring Arbor University (Michigan), where he is director of the E.P. Hart Honors Program and Associate Professor of Philosophy in the Department […]

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