Tag Archives: Intelligent Design

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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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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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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The Cambrian Explosion and Darwin’s Doubt

The “Cambrian explosion” refers to the initial appearance of the fossils of many major animal groups (“phyla”) within a period of about 10 million years, about half a billion years ago in the Cambrian period. If you consider only some … Continue reading

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Was Darwin An Atheist?

Richard Dawkins has celebrated Charles Darwin as the man who “made it possible to be an intellectually fulfilled atheist.” Dawkins goes further, claiming Darwin to be a full-fledged fellow atheist for all intents.  Some conservative Christians, who blame Darwin for … Continue reading

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Review of Reviews of “Grand Design” by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow

Some readers may find the furor around Stephen Hawkings new book, The Grand Design, to be intriguing or disturbing. I sallied forth on the web this afternoon to see what I could find.  Up-front disclaimer: I have not read the book … Continue reading

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