Ancient Biology in Genesis (or Goats Begat Goats): Slideshow 6 from Denis Lamoureux

Today we continue Denis Lamoureux’s series of brief slideshows on his popular book I Love Jesus & I Accept Evolution. In the previous four slideshows, Lamoureux covered chapters 1 and 2, chapter 3, a supplement to chapter 4 (the sources of Genesis) and chapter 4 (“Biblical Accounts of Origins”). Today’s post summarizes chapter 6 of his book: Genesis contains not only an “ancient [Read More...]

Learn about the Cultural Background to the Bible (with pictures and everything)

In 2009, Zondervan released the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary. The Old Testament portion of this set is a massive 5-volume, 3000+ page, hard cover boxed set that cost about as much as my first car. (The New Testament set is a mere 4 volumes.) The dilemma is that this heavy and expensive set (about [Read More...]

Biblical Accounts of Origins: Slideshow 4 from Denis Lamoureux

Today we continue Denis Lamoureux’s series of brief slideshows on his popular book I Love Jesus & I Accept Evolution. In the previous three slideshows, Lamoureux covered chapters 1 and 2, chapter 3, and a supplement to chapter 4 where he looked at the sources of Genesis. Today’s lesson covers chapter 4 of his book, “Biblical Accounts of Origins.” [Read More...]

Does Paul’s Theology Require a Historical Adam? Thoughts from J. R. Daniel Kirk

Recently, Daniel Kirk posted his thoughts on the historical Adam question in Fuller Theological Seminary’s Spring 2013 issue of “Theology, News, and Notes.” He followed up with a post on his own blog. Many know Kirk from his books Jesus Have I Loved, but Paul?: A Narrative Approach to the Problem of Pauline Christianity and Unlocking Romans: Resurrection [Read More...]

The Genesis Origins Stories and Their Sources: Slide Show 3 from Denis Lamoureux

Today we continue Denis Lamoureux’s series of brief slide shows on his popular book I Love Jesus & I Accept Evolution. In the previous two slide shows, Lamoureux covered chapters 1 and 2 and chapter 3. In chapter 4 of his book, Lamoureux covers the biblical accounts of origins. But before launching into that, Lamoureux wants to set [Read More...]


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