Evolutionary Creation 6 (RJS)

We’ve been working through Denis O. Lamoureux’s book Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution – a book that describes a way to move beyond the creation and evolutions debates. Chapter 4 of this book describes the role that ancient science plays in the text of scripture. The post on Tuesday looked at the general [Read More…]

Evolutionary Creation 5 (RJS)

We’ve been working through Denis O. Lamoureux’s book Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution – a book that describes a way to move beyond the creation and evolutions debates. Chapter 4 of this book describes the role that ancient science plays in the text of scripture. This is something that totally blows past most [Read More…]

The Scriptural Bible vs. the Academic Bible

What happens when the Bible is studied at a university? The bigger question is this: What happens to the Bible when it is studied at a university? Those are questions behind Michael Legaspi’s excellent study The Death of Scripture and the Rise of Biblical Studies (Oxford Studies in Historical Theology). This book is chock-full of [Read More…]

Can the Bible be read both critically and religiously? (RJS)

On my commute recently I listened to the audio of a panel discussion at The University of Pennsylvania on “The Challenge of Reading the Bible Today: Can the Bible be read both Critically and Religiously? Jewish, Catholic and Protestant Perspectives,” with Marc Brettler (Brandeis University) giving a Jewish perspective, Daniel J. Harrington (Boston College) giving [Read More…]

Evolutionary Creation 1 (RJS)

I am going to begin a new series of posts today – one post every week or so – centered around Denis O. Lamoureux’s book Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution. Dr. Lamoureux is an Associate Professor of science and religion at St. Joseph’s College in the University of Alberta (UA) in Edmonton. He [Read More…]

On Reading the Bible

I don’t know the percentages, but my own suspicion is that no more than 25% of church attenders/members have read the Bible from cover to cover. Not just the good bits, like Matthew and John and Acts and Romans and Hebrews and Revelation, but also Leviticus and Numbers and Chronicles and Jeremiah and Ezekiel. The [Read More…]

Did God Create Us Sinful? (RJS)

This post is part 6 of a series The Fall and Sin After Darwin. We’ve been looking at the essays in a book Theology After Darwin centered around a simple question: What are the implications for Christian theology if Darwin was right? In conjunction with this we are also looking at three articles in the [Read More…]

How Much History in Gen 1-3? (RJS)

This post is part 5 in a series on The Fall and Sin After Darwin. We’ve been looking at the essays in a book Theology After Darwin centered around a simple question: What are the implications for Christian theology if Darwin was right? In conjunction with this we are also looking at three articles in [Read More…]

Free Greek New Testament Text

Contact: Stephen Smith            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (800) 875-6467 stephen.smith@logos.com http://www.logos.com Free critically edited Greek New Testament propels biblical scholarship forward BELLINGHAM, WA—October 28, 2010—The Society of Biblical Literature and Logos Bible Software announced today the release of The Greek New Testament: SBL Edition (SBLGNT), a critically edited Greek New Testament. For the first time ever, [Read More…]

The New NIV 2011

The New NIV 2011, an updated version that both succeeds the old NIV and replaces the TNIV, is now available here. I’m reading it now. [Read more…]


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