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The Evolution of Adam

ebook of The Evolution of Adam for $2.99 and the release of the audio version of The Bible Tells Me So

Posted by PeteEnns on March 10, 2015 in announcements The Bible Tells Me So The Evolution of Adam 10 Comments

I apologize for so much head-jerking excitement and knowledge coming your way in one day. First, beginning sometime today March 10 through March 13, Brazos Press will be running an ebook special (of $2.99) for The Evolution of Adam. So if haven’t read it but you’ve been wondering exactly what manner of heresy I stumble into regarding evolution

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brief Bible thought: is there resurrection from the dead in the Old Testament?

Posted by PeteEnns on February 9, 2015 in biblical theology The Bible Tells Me So The Evolution of Adam Old Testament 23 Comments

Is there resurrection from the dead in the Old Testament? No. Not really. Well, sort of. O.K., yes, but it depends on how you look at it. Resurrection is pretty central to the New Testament, in case you haven’t noticed. Yet searching for that kind of resurrection it in the Old Testament makes you come up basically

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2 more reasons why Eric Metaxas’s “science proves God” approach falters

Posted by PeteEnns on January 5, 2015 in Bible and science The Evolution of Adam defending the faith 78 Comments

On Christmas day, Eric Metaxas published an op-ed piece in the WSJ “Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God.” The title concerned me a bit. Metaxas is a bright guy, and I was hoping the piece wouldn’t add to the mountain of poorly conceived Christian apologetics about proving God’s existence. It seems, though, this Metaxas has fallen into that

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Ken Ham blasts God for not taking the Bible seriously

Posted by PeteEnns on August 14, 2014 in The Evolution of Adam Fundamentalism nature of the Bible 357 Comments

In a recent statement from his Creation Museum office, Ken Ham blasted God for “not taking the Bible seriously and undermining its authority.” “Only someone with liberal leanings would write a Bible like this,” Ham exploded. “Placing next to each other in the Old Testament two blatantly contradictory histories of Israel [1 Samuel-2 Kings and 1 and 2

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evangelicalism, evolution, and the facts

Posted by PeteEnns on August 13, 2014 in Inspiration and Incarnation The Bible Tells Me So The Evolution of Adam Christianity and evolution 206 Comments

A recent article in the NYT talks about the collision between “beliefs and facts.” It struck a chord. The author, Brendan Nyhan, argues that simply “knowing” scientific data, for example on evolution or climate change, isn’t as important as one’s beliefs and group identity–be it political or religious. The force that determines where people eventually wind up is their ideology and the

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in case you’re not aware, I have some opinions in Xty and evolution, and here they are

Posted by PeteEnns on June 19, 2014 in The Evolution of Adam

A few days ago I was interviewed for the “Newsworthy with Norsworthy” podcast (say that 10x fast) about my book The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say about Human Origins. Luke Norsworthy is the founding pastor of the Venture Community, an inter-denominational church in the Dallas suburb of Corinth, TX, and hosts

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creationists talking about creation (or, on theological mass re-education)

Posted by PeteEnns on February 22, 2014 in Inspiration and Incarnation The Evolution of Adam Christianity and evolution 76 Comments

A friend sent me this short video from the HBO documentary Questioning Darwin. I didn’t see it because I refuse to pay Verizon for premium cable. This short video brought back some thoughts that began brewing while I was working at BioLogos, the science/faith think tank started by Francis Collins in 2009. I was hired to be

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