ASA has long been at the forefront of major developing trends in issues of science and Christian faith. Part of our mission is to explore and understand new scientific advances and their implications for our faith. Since 1954, more than two dozen articles have appeared in our journal where “Adam” appears in the title. In the . . . → Read More: The Search for the Historical Adam
It’s no secret that evolution has raised questions about Adam and Eve as historical figures, traditional beliefs about their fall into sin and its consequences, and the saving work of Christ. If humanity evolved via natural selection, it’s hard to see how the first humans could have been even potentially sinless, so they couldn’t have . . . → Read More: Darwin As a Stalking Horse for Pelagius?
Recently the ASA sent a poll to its members concerning origins. Roughly half responded. The ASA is a fellowship of professional scientists and technologists who are Christians. The American Geophysical Union did a similar poll concerning global warming and found a huge difference of opinion between climatologists and petroleum engineers with 97% of climatologists affirming anthropogenic . . . → Read More: ASA Origins Survey with Correction
The response of ASA members to the resignation of Bruce Waltke from RTS prompts me to write this. Perhaps I am mis-reading my fellow ASAers, but it seems that there is little grasp of a divide that occurred in evangelicalism over forty years ago–a divide that continues to this day as I see it. This is . . . → Read More: Is Inerrancy the Defining Feature of Evangelicalism?
I am deeply saddened by the resignation from Reformed Theological Seminary of Dr. Bruce Waltke, renowned evangelical Old Testament scholar. Apparently Dr. Waltke felt compelled to resign from the seminary after he stated on a video clip that he felt if evangelical churches don’t come to terms with data overwhelmingly in favor of the reality of . . . → Read More: The Resignation of Dr. Bruce Waltke: Sad News for the Dialogue on Evolution
Over at BioLogos there has been discussion of use of the term BioLogos rather than Evolutionary Creation or Theistic Evolution. This comes out not in the post but in the comments.
I chimed in with my thoughts:
I prefer to use the term Evolutionary Creation rather than Theistic Evolution for at least two reasons:
1. EC makes it . . . → Read More: BioLogos as alternative to terms EC or TE