Tag Archives: evolution

How did life on earth begin?

When it comes to questions about the earth’s origins many Christians remain quiet in the face of hostility towards the idea of a Creator being behind the whole thing. Yet it’s worth knowing that the other side should also display a certain amount of humility

Christians & Evolution

Christians often have a very confused relationship with scientific discoveries – we use them of course, but there’s a significant portion of evangelicals who become very sceptical especially when it concerns the origins of life. Tim Challies wrote The…reason I am a six-day creationist is

Evolution: Meanings & Misconceptions

For many Christians reconciling notions of creation from the Bible with the theory of evolution continues to be troublesome. In order to get our heads straight it helps to have some understanding of what we mean when we say evolution and what it’s proponents say

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Book Review: The Genesis Enigma

The Genesis Enigma: Why the Bible is scientifically accurate from 2009 is an intriguing book and is a bold endeavour but unlikely to find many advocates. If you’re a six-day young earth creationist then ‘there’s nothing to see here’. Dr Parker is a staunch advocate

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80% of Brits reject creationism

Apparently so. Check this interactive map out which is interesting because some of the speakers at Honest to Darwin conference were confident that over the course of the next generation the hold of evolution on culture would begin to slip. Time will tell. There were

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Darwin round up

So back from holiday and opened up Google Reader to discover 418 unread posts. Good grief, I was only away for a week. I did some unsubscribing and then a lot of skim reading and noticed some convergences. Split them up into a couple of

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Born Believers: Do we create God?

Keeping with the evolution theme that has emerged on this blog over the past month or so, Christine Sine came across an old New Scientist magazine that suggested we evolved religious beliefs because holding those beliefs better helped us survive when we needed to kill

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Dialogue with Darwinists

Marvin Olasky engages with Darwinists as the world celebrates the 150th anniversary of the publication of ‘On the Origin of Species’ in this thoughtful and helpful article. “Darwinists are celebrating this month the 150th anniversary of the publication of their hero’s breakthrough book, On the