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

A Brief Reflection on the Revelation of Creation’s Contingency

“For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse.” (Romans 1:20) Christianity holds in tension the belief that God is both knowable and unknowable. He can be truly known, but not … Continue reading A Brief Reflection on the Revelation of Creation’s Contingency

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