I’ll never forget my second week of college philosophy class. It was during this week that I became aware that as a committed religious person I was in for a long semester with my religiously hostile professor. To be clear, my professor was amazing. Still to date, he was the most engaged teacher I’ve ever... Continue Reading →
Were Adam and Eve Biologically Immortal?
There are few areas within the field of faith and science studies that are more controversial, and more important, than the study of Adam and Eve. Some of the debates, and the positions argued for or against, are truly framework shifting. Major theological implications and positions flow from one's views on Adam and Eve. Most... Continue Reading →
Modern Science and Miracles: An Epistemological Chill Pill
Recently I was given a rare opportunity to give a small 20 minute lecture on the New Testament Gospels as Reliable History in a secular setting. For the purposes of the lecture I was not trying to prove the Gospels as true, but only as historical. Obviously, I believe them to be true, yet, I... Continue Reading →
Does Old Earth Geology Presuppose Naturalism and Uniformity?
Abstract: This article will look at two common objections leveled against old earth geology by the modern movement known as Young Earth Creationism. It will argue that old earth geology neither presupposes naturalism nor uniformity. It will describe the most problematic presupposition that is a negative factor for both science and faith, which is methodological... Continue Reading →
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 →