A class taught by John Oakes, PhD at Christian Evidences Conference 6/12/09 on theism and reasons to believe in special creation.  See below for notes.    Special Creation 3.95 Mb   Special Creation Natural creation or Special creation of life and of human beings? We will look at the evidence for evolution, but first let us think […]

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This is a report from a Presbyterial organization on interpretation of Genesis One.  I disagree with some of what is here, but it is about as thorough as I have seen.  It is copyrighted, so I only include the first few pages, as well as a link to read the whole article.    John Oakes   […]

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The purpose of this paper by William Golightly is to seek a solution to the problem that is consistent with well-supported scientific claims, but at the same time is also consistent with our view that the book of Genesis, like the rest of the Bible, is God’s Word.   Genesis and the Beginnings of Humanity How […]

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Question: Any thoughts on laminin?  The youtube video and email are making the rounds.  Some are claiming that this cross-shaped cross explains Colossians 1:17.  Question: Any thoughts on laminin?  The youtube video and email are making the rounds.  That it is cruciform is, to me, coincidental.  Does it give you tingly feelings? Response: This molecule makes for a great preacher point, but […]

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The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins:  A Review   Richard Dawkins is arguably the best-known evolutionist and atheist today. He has written a number of books explaining modern discoveries as they relate to the neo-Darwinian theory of evolution. Some of his better-known works include The Selfi sh Gene, The Blind Watchmaker, River out of Edenand […]

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Cosmic Origins   The significance of the Big Bang for Theism   Matt Longhorn, Reading, UK (philosophical_1@hotmail.com) September 21, 2006   The story of our understanding of the universe has been charted well in the agnostic author Robert Jastrow?s – God and the Astronomers. Jastrow traces the Big Bang theory back to mathematical calculations by […]

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Question:   Do you believe that the supposed big bang is possible with what it says in the Bible as I think I am not sure but from the Bible I have never seen anything which directly contradicts this theory. Answer:   As I would assume you know, this is a matter of opinion.  More accurately, it is […]

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CREATIONISM   By   C. Foster Stanback   Creationism is a term that has frequently been misunderstood by its opponents.   In its most general sense the term means a worldview which attributes the existence of the earth, the cosmos, and life to a divine Creator.  Yet within this broader sense there are a number of […]

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Checkable Biblical Accuracy In each of the following cases, the Biblical writer had an opportunity to either state the widely held erroneous belief of his day, or to state a factually true description. In each case what was stated was true, demonstrating knowledge beyond the writer’s ability and thus necessarily from God. FACT AS STATED […]

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A PRECAUTIONARY TALE ABOUT MISQUOTING SCIENTISTS     Charles Darwin wrote, To suppose that the eye, with all its inimitable contrivances for adjusting the focus to different distances, for admitting different amounts of light, and for the correction of spherical and chromatic aberration, could have been formed by natural selection, seems, I freely confess, absurd […]

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   Power Point: The History of Science and Religion 787.00 Kb   Notes to accompany A History of Science and Christianity.    The ancient world:  Chaos vs Cosmos   1. Thales (585 BC) Predicted a Solar Eclipse: Nature is predictable. Cosmos and the human mind.   Melvin Calvin (atheist expert on the chemical origin of life):  ?The […]

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A large number of books have been written in the past ten years to summarize this surprising feature of our universe; namely, that the universal constants have to be "just so" to have a universe suitable for life. A partial list includes The Anthropic Cosmological Principle by Barrow and Tipler (1986), Universes by John Leslie […]

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INTRODUCTION On more than one occasion, evolutionary scientists, while diligently struggling to banish God from His own Universe, have inadvertently accomplished exactly the opposite, and in so doing, have come face-to-face with evidence so powerful, and so astonishing, that it enshrines Him all the more as Creator. However, rather than simply admitting that their findings […]

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Dr. Hugh Ross earned a BS in physics from the University of British Columbia and an MS and PhD in astronomy from the University of Toronto.? For several years he continued his research on quasars and galaxies as a post-doctoral fellow at the California Institute of Technology. Summary Human existence is possible because the constants […]

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From its inception Darwinism posed a challenge to Christian theology. Darwinism threatened to undo the Church’s understanding of creation, and therewith her understanding of the origin of human life. Nor did the challenge of Darwinism stop here. With human beings the result of a brutal, competitive process that systematically rooted out the weak and favored […]

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Neo-Darwinism Under Attack One of the most significant questions in the origins debate concerns the nature of biological change. Can organisms change into an infinite array of creatures? Or are there genetically imposed limits to the amount of change which can take place? There are two major theories of evolutionary change: neo-Darwinism and punctuated equilibrium. […]

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Another Big Bang? The impish Calvin, from the now defunct daily comic strip "Calvin and Hobbes," once offered to rename the Big Bang Hypothesis, "The Horrendous Space Kablooie!" Most of us have heard at some point of cosmology’s preferred explanation for the origin of the universe, the Big Bang Hypothesis. The Big Bang of cosmology […]

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No question related to science and the Bible has generated more controversy and even outright animosity between creationists and atheists than the question of evolution and the related question of the origin of man. Atheists have staked out the claim that evolution is on such a solid foundation that it is no longer a theory, […]

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How did the human race originate? This question is obviously very closely related to the question of evolution. This was the real issue behind the Scopes monkey trial. Did man evolve from apes? Or is humanity a special creation of God? It has already been shown that life was created. Editor?s note:? that is in […]

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Dr. Hugh Ross earned a BS in physics from the University of British Columbia and an MS and PhD in astronomy from the University of Toronto.? For several years he continued his research on quasars and galaxies as a post-doctoral fellow at the California Institute of Technology For centuries scholars and laymen alike have speculated […]

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