The Summit Lecture Series: Myths of Evolution with Sean McDowell, part 4

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To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org.So, Charles Darwin went to the Galapagos Islands and noticed several different finches with different beak sizes and wing projections. They looked a little different from one another, so he concluded that they must have evolved over time. Perhaps they did, but the finches still remained finches. Therefore, it was change within an existing kind or species. Now, I agree that natural selection may cause this. Natural … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Myths of Evolution with Sean McDowell, part 3

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To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org.If science is simply the search for the natural explanation, then any type of intelligent design or creationism is ruled out before we even begin the investigation.Now, this is not, traditionally, how science has been defined. It’s really been just in the 20th century that people have changed the definition of science. And since they have changed the definition of science, evolution has been accepted by de … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Myths of Evolution with Sean McDowell, part 2

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To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org.If Darwinian Evolution is true, than you are the result of the same process that created other primates, created other animals, and all of the living world. So this reminds us that there’s nothing special or unique about you as human beings. You are just as equal in value – and essentially in your nature – as other animals.One famous quote actually came out of Hollywood in regards to this. When asked about her r … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Scientific Naturalism Worldview with JP Moreland, part 4

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There are some moral issues that are difficult, but there are very clear moral propositions that everybody universally knows, such as: being kind and honest are virtues not vices.  These two are good things, no matter what perspective of life or upbringing or geographic region of the world you hail from. Then there’s what is known as Knowledge of Our Own Consciousness.  Now, when I refer to “consciousness”, I mean what you are aware of when you introspect.  So, suppose someone just h … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Scientific Naturalism Worldview with JP Moreland, part 3

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To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.org.A Contingent Truth is a truth that could have been false.  So, if you want to understand a Contingent Truth, think of something that is true that God could have made false if He wanted to.For example, it’s a Contingent Truth that there is a clock in the room.  It’s evident and true that there is, in fact, a clock right there in the room.  But, that could have been false – it’s possible that a clock actually was … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Scientific Naturalism with JP Moreland, part 2

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To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgI was once invited to a dinner party where I was asked to give a presentation regarding truth, God and philosophy.  I was warned that there would be a gentleman attending who may cause me some problems.  Apparently, he had a Ph.D. in physics from Johns Hopkins, had been an engineer for 30 years, and really hated Christianity.So, right after exchanging pleasantries, before the meeting, he launched into me:  “I un … [Read more...]


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