Book Review: Retrieving Augustine’s Doctrine of Creation by Gavin Ortlund

There are a lot of voices to be heard in the various evangelical debates regarding creation and evolution, yet far too rarely do we find a humble and wise spirit behind them. Much is lost in this setting. Often, we evangelicals, particularly of the American variety, remain stuck in our own web of concerns and … Continue reading Book Review: Retrieving Augustine’s Doctrine of Creation by Gavin Ortlund

An Analogical Interpretation of Genesis 1

When it comes to the many different interpretations of the first chapter of the Bible, well, “I’ve been everywhere man.” Born as a Young Earth Creationist, drifted towards an allegorical mildly evolutionary accommodating poetic understanding, then clung to a Hugh Ross style literalistic Day/Age view, but I never felt satisfied, neither theologically, nor scientifically. Along … Continue reading An Analogical Interpretation of Genesis 1

15 Questions and Answers Relating to the Age of Earth Controversy (Questions 6-10)

This is part five of my six part series on the Age of Earth Controversy and here I will be answering another five questions related to this debate. (For reference remember the terms Young Earth Creationists (YEC), Old Earth Creationists (OEC) and Evolutionary Creationists (EC) and see my First, Second , Third and Fourth posts … Continue reading 15 Questions and Answers Relating to the Age of Earth Controversy (Questions 6-10)

15 Questions and Answers Relating to the Age of the Earth Controversy (Questions 1-5)

The primary purpose of this post is not to give all the arguments for the questions at hand but a simple overview of what I believe are the starting points and take aways. This section of the series will consist of three related parts which will answer five questions at a time, so here is … Continue reading 15 Questions and Answers Relating to the Age of the Earth Controversy (Questions 1-5)