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You went to the Creation Musem?!?

Yes, several interested friends and I, including my roommate Chris, drove to the Creation Museum in Kentucky from Columbus. Some readers of this blog may not have heard of this Museum; others may see it as a beacon of truth … Continue reading

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Listen to “Can a Biologist Trust an Evangelical Christian?”

The audio from panel discussion on biological evolution and Christianity that I helped organize at Indiana University last November has been posted online, along with a nice summary written by the InterVaristy staff leader for our group, Paula Puckett. You … Continue reading

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Prayer, Persuction, Slavery, Science, and Filters

Several weeks ago, I received an e-mail from a Christian friend about a commentary by Chuck Colson entitled “Pray for the Persecutors.” The persecutors in question are the members of the Khmer Rouge, some of whom became Christians as a … Continue reading

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Young Earth Creationism in the Dispatch

The Columbus Dispatch recently carried two brief but very good columns, which were written by Astrophysicist Tom Statler of Ohio University, rebutting Young Earth Creationism. The first (Oct. 23, 2007, Science Sec., p. 15) addresses the “starlight problem.” If the … Continue reading

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What is Wrong with Christians Believeing Young-Earth Creationism? Answer #4

Answer 4: “Love the LORD your God…” This may seem contradictory, but staunchly defending a YEC interpretation of Genesis can be unloving towards God. Specifically, it can lead to discrediting God via postulating a “God of the gaps,” misinterpreting scripture, … Continue reading

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What is Wrong with Christians Believeing Young-Earth Creationism? Answer #3

Answer 3: Science is more useful to Christians than you might think. The popularity of Young-Earth Creationism is due in part, I think, to a broader distrust of scientists and intellectuals in conservative Christian culture. YEC and related issues are, … Continue reading

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What is Wrong with Christians Believeing Young-Earth Creationism? Answer #2

Answer 2: Love your neighbor as yourself. When someone claims that the Universe is only a few thousand years old, that person effectively leave only three possibilities to explain my claims that the Universe is billions of years old. My … Continue reading

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What is Wrong with Christians Believeing Young-Earth Creationism? Answer #1

Some of my friends (one in particular), with whom I have had rather emotional arguments about the age of Earth and the Universe, have asked something to the effect of, “What is wrong with Christians believing Young Earth Creationism (YEC)? … Continue reading

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Rebutting Young-Earth Creationism

Reasons to Believe includes a good section rebutting Young-Earth Creationism. A friend of mine named Jereth, who is a medical student in Australia, has composed and entire website dedicated to a Christian rebuttal of Young-Earth Creationism.

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