Tag Archives: Bible Interpretation

Jesus on Seeing God in Nature: No Signs, No Justice, No Fear

Contents: Classic Bible Passages on Natural Theology The Regularity of Nature No Sign Except the Sign of Jonah    The Sign of the Resurrection in the Ministry of Paul No Justice in This Life: The Same Things Happen to Good … Continue reading

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Endogenous Retroviruses in Your Genome Show Common Ancestry with Primates

Introduction to Endogenous Retroviruses Advances in biochemical technology since 2000 have allowed us to determine the full DNA sequences for humans and other animals. This new information has illuminated our evolutionary history. A number of patterns in our DNA are … Continue reading

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A Survey of Biblical Natural Theology

OUTLINE Intelligent Design and Natural Theology Natural Revelation in the Psalms Justice in Job and Ecclesiastes The Teachings of Paul    Paul and the Philosophers    Wild Times at Lystra    Paul’s Letter to the Romans    A Case Study … Continue reading

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Realistic Expectations for Transitional Fossils

Evolutionary theory asserts that today’s plants and animals developed from far different ancestral life-forms. The characteristics of populations have changed with time, to produce new species. These changes are believed to be relatively gradual. Scientists believe that a new species … Continue reading

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Evolution and Faith: My Story, Part 2

In Part 1, I described the trajectory of my thinking over the past four decades as an evangelical Christian on the scientific aspects of creation. Here I describe the personal and theological aspects of this journey.  Hard Questions and Cold … Continue reading

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She Felt Like Shooting Me

Emily Ruppel  is Web Editor at Biologos and Associate Director of Communications for the American Scientific Affiliation (ASA). My wife Grace met her at the 2012 ASA national meeting in San Diego. Grace is intelligent and well-educated but was never interested … Continue reading

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Was the “Expanse” Overhead in Genesis 1 a Solid Dome?

The first chapter of Genesis depicts the creation of the earth and its living creatures in six days. Here we focus on the nature of the “firmament” or “expanse” which was created on the second day, in order to separate … Continue reading

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