Category Archives: science & creationism

Reading Genesis 1-2 — Forward and Introduction


Reading Genesis 1-2 — Forward and Introduction I recently acquired Reading Genesis 1-2: An Evangelical Conversation, edited by J. Daryl Charles. The book gives perspectives of five highly-qualified, Evangelical Old Testament scholars on the creation accounts of Genesis: Richard E. Averbeck (professor … Continue reading

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An Old Chestnut revisited: how old is the earth? “And on the seventh day God finished his work”


GeoScriptures — Genesis 2:2-3 — God’s rest and the age of the Earth by geochristian Thank you to geochristian for this view on a touchy topic.  Fr. Orthohippo And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, … Continue reading

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Six bad answers to questions raised in Genesis are still six bad answers


Here is an insightful post which GeoChristian has reposted.  Some of you have been interested in creation understandings.  Here is another look at some of the arguments. Fr. Orthohippo Back in 2009, I  (GeoChristian) posted a six-part review of a … Continue reading

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Creation Creeds


Creation Creeds by geochristian This is a reprint of an original post by geochristian about the creation.  It is also my understanding.  As does the geochristian, I, too, have a great dose of Lutheran teachings.  Most former Lutheran pastors do. The … Continue reading

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True evangelicals believe only in evolution — NOT


Fr. Ernesto is a old friend, now an Orthodox priest living in Alabama.  We have, for years now, permission to repost each other’s posts.  Fr. Ernesto very nicely reflects most of my views on evolution versus creationism. For me, this … Continue reading

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AN HISTORICAL ADAM?


Hide Details The Geochristian has put forth what is, in my view, an insight as to an historical Adam, and what I personally believe is a reasonable understandings of human creation. You will find on his site, available on my … Continue reading

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SCIENCE AND THEOLOGY


Since the enlightment in Europe during the late 1700’s and early 1800’s there has been an increasing tension between science and theologies. Both sides have contributed to the rancor and misunderstandings. Science has properly not labored to explain first causes, or … Continue reading

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