False Dichotomy

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God and Evolution: Your Options

Here is another comment on this blog that seemed worth sharing in a post, this time from Stuart32: It’s not a question of evolution versus Christianity. If the theory of evolution is true then any objection you might have against it is also an objection against God’s way creating us. But if the theory isn’t [Read More...]

Five Awful Reasons to Teach Creationism in Schools

Jack Wellman has posted five really awful reasons to teach creationism in schools. He doesn’t seem to know that they are awful, and so let me briefly explain. 1) There are no criticisms of evolution: Wellman complains that there are no criticisms of evolution in textbooks even though it is (in scientific technical terminology he [Read More...]

How We Found Out Evolution is True

This The Dispersal of Darwin [Read more...]

Twelve Days of Darwin

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Review of The Evolution of Adam

I adapted a review I wrote for this blog of Pete Enns’ book¬†Evolution of Adam, The: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say about Human Origins for publication in¬†Reports of the National Center for Science Education. It is now available to be read online. [Read more...]

Circular Macroevolution

I am grateful to Paul Braterman for helping me to notice just how circular a particular objection to evolution is. Some science deniers accept microevolution, the sort that can be experimentally studied in laboratories, but will reject macroevolution, saying that macroevolution has never been observed. The problem with this is that macroevolution is defined as [Read More...]

Maybe

Maybe this is why young-earth creationism is so disturbing and offensive. Young-earth creationists will pretend that mainstream science journals are not filled with abundant evidence for evolution – the course it has taken, the processes involved, and the genetic changes that underpin it. They will point to the things that scientists do not yet know, [Read More...]

Why People Reject Evolution

From Tyler Francke’s God of Evolution blog, where you will also find the top ten signs that you don’t understand evolution at all. [Read more...]

Evolution and Ecclesiastes

Thanks to God of Evolution for this nice reminder that “what the Bible says,” and how it relates to what science reveals, is not monolithic and uniform, contrary to what young-earth creationists would have you believe. See too the discussion there of whether Genesis depicts creation as not merely good but “perfect.” [Read more...]

Around the Blogosphere

There are so many interesting posts today on blogs that I subscribe to, as well as a few backlogged ones that I had not managed to find the time to blog about yet, that I thought it made sense to do a round-up. I can start with Larry Hurtado, who posted about a week ago [Read More...]


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