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The Evolution of Adam

Evangelicalism and Evolution ARE in Serious Conflict (and that’s not the end of the world)

Posted by PeteEnns on January 21, 2012 in The Evolution of Adam Christianity and evolution Evangelicalism

[The following is adapted from the conclusion of  The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say about Human Origins and is somewhat modified for blog consumption.] There are two kinds of thinking that get in the way of the conversation evangelicals need to have over evolution. One is exemplified by those who

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The Real Problem Evangelicals Have with Evolution (and What Needs to be Done about It)

Posted by PeteEnns on January 10, 2012 in The Evolution of Adam Christianity and evolution defending the faith nature of the Bible 44 Comments

[The following is adapted from the conclusion of The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say about Human Origins and is seriously modified for blog consumption.] Why are so many evangelicals on full alert over evolution? They are afraid that, if evolution is correct, their evangelical heritage is called into question. That means

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Evolution, Evangelicals, and their Bible (Or, Dealing with How God Rolls)

Posted by PeteEnns on January 6, 2012 in The Evolution of Adam Christianity and evolution

[The following is adapted from the conclusion of The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say about Human Origins and is seriously modified for blog consumption.] Why is there such tension between evangelicals and evolution? The real problem isn’t evolution. There is a deeper problem: evangelicals tend to expect from the Bible

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Two Final Recurring Mistakes in the Adam/Evolution Discussion (4)

Posted by PeteEnns on November 25, 2011 in The Evolution of Adam Christianity and evolution Evangelicalism

Evidence for and against evolution is open to all and can be assessed by anyone. The sciences are technical and complex, and so require years of training to grasp. Since evolutionary theory is the product of scientific investigation, it follows that those best suited to evaluate the scientific data and arguments are those at the

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Still More Recurring Mistakes in the Adam/Evolution Discussion (3)

Posted by PeteEnns on November 17, 2011 in The Evolution of Adam Christianity and evolution

Since Adam is necessary for the Christian faith, we know evolution can’t be true. Evolution causes theological problems for Christianity. There is no question of that. We cannot simply graft evolution onto evangelical theology and claim that we have reconciled Christianity and evolution. The theological and philosophical problems for the Christian faith that evolution brings

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