Yesterday, I was listening to a recent episode of The Atheist Experience, and it brought up an interesting topic. Russell Glasser was hosting, and he was joined by Neil Carter from Godless in Dixie. A little over halfway through, they had a theist named David call in who wanted to contrast theistic evolution with evolution… Continue reading Can Natural Selection Explain Our Advanced Cognitive Abilities?
So today marks 8 years that I've been doing this blog. That's a pretty big milestone! I had two posts on November 14, 2006, and I thought it would be fun to repost them here (along with a little commentary). Here's the first: Well, this is the first official post of my new blog. Don’t… Continue reading 8 Year Anniversary!
Virtually everyone knows that it's hard to square the differences between the Genesis account of creation and what we now know through science. For centuries, people believed that the earth was less than 10,000 years old, because the Bible doesn't seem to go back any further than that. Now, geology, biology, chemistry, anthropology, archaeology, and… Continue reading How Genesis Views Our Universe
You can find the first post in this series here. Time Before we can really dig in (if you'll forgive the pun) to what the fossils tell us, we need to establish a timeline. Many (most?) detractors of evolution maintain that the earth is less than 10,000 years old, because if you take the Bible… Continue reading The Evidence for Evolution Part 2
When I was growing up, I never for a minute considered that evolution might be true. I already "knew" that the Bible was the inerrant word of God, so evolution was simply error. And in my high school biology classes, our teacher made it clear that she had to teach us about evolution by law,… Continue reading The Evidence for Evolution Part 1