Evolving In Monkey Town (Rachel Held Evans) – A Wonderful Picture of Evolutionary Discipleship

About a month ago, I had the opportunity to read Rachel Held Evans’ first book – Evolving in Monkey Town: How a Girl Who Knew All the Answers Learned to Ask the Questions.  It was truly a delightful and refreshingly honest book that had many resonances with my own spiritual journey.  Some of the main [Read More…]

Can Evolution be Christian? An Introduction…

As many of you know, I am of the conviction that evolution and a high view of Scripture are compatible.  There are actually many credible voices in the evangelical community that agree with this.  Tim Keller, CS Lewis, Billy Graham, John Stott, NT Wright, Greg Boyd, Allister McGrath, John Polkinghorne, Scot Mcknight, and many more. [Read More…]

Augustine, Evolution, and Two Books

Although I tend to disagree with St. Augustine on several issues, he paid us a great debt through his concept of the “Two Books.”  He held that we ought to approach the quest for knowledge by holding together the two sacred forms of revelation that God has given to humanity: the Book of Scripture and [Read More…]

Biggness, Smallness, and the Image of God – Reflections on God as Creator, part 2

Lets read the climatic part of this creation poem* (Genesis 1) that as we said earlier is picked up by Psalm 8: 26 Then God said, “Let us make human beings in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over [Read More…]


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