How do we know the Earth is older than literalistic readings of the Bible seem to imply?
Nicolas Steno (1638–1686), the Catholic bishop who formulated foundational principles in stratigraphy, paleontology, and even crystallography.
Geologists have been wrestling with this question for centuries,… Continue
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Discussion about Creation, Violence, and the God of the Old Testament with Iain Provan, author of the recent 'Seriously Dangerous Religion: What the Old Testament Really Says and Why it Matters.'
Thu, Sep 11, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM…
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This seems to be an interesting article concerning the on going discussion about Mr.Adam.
One of the questions raised by the evolutionary view of human origins is where, exactly to place Adam and the origin of the human race created in the image of God. Were there pre-Adamic humans? Are or were some “humans” (however we define human… Continue
Added by John on August 7, 2014 at 7:14pm —
Listen to Dr. Eric Cline talk about Noah (yes, the one who built an ark). We asked him about the biblical and ancient Near Eastern descriptions of Noah, and the claims by different teams that they’ve discovered Noah’s ark.
Dr. Cline is a professor of Classics, Anthropology, and History, & Chair of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at … Continue
Added by John on April 13, 2014 at 3:30pm —
Nice little article by Ben Irwin showing once again problem passages in the Bible are not really a problem when read with a proper hermeneutic and understanding why the writers wrote the way they did.
"In other words, Genesis 1 reflects an ancient cosmology which we all know to be scientifically inaccurate. The earth is not a flat disc surrounded by a primeval ocean. There is no solid… Continue
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A closer look at one of the most enigmatic women in Genesis…
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The Jewish Roman World of Jesus: A Newly Designed Web Site
by James Tabor
The award-winning web site that I began back in 1993 called “The Jewish Roman World of Jesus” has had over 5 million “visits” over the past two decades. It is used by students and faculty colleagues alike in accessing original source materials related to the study of the historical Jesus, the New Testament,…
Added by John on April 30, 2013 at 8:32pm —
If Americans Knew was originally founded by an American freelance journalist, Alison Weir* (read her full bio and articles), who traveled independently throughout the West Bank and Gaza Strip in February and March of 2001. Ms. Weir found a situation largely the reverse of what was being reported by… Continue
Added by John on April 24, 2013 at 3:04pm —
Seventh-day Adventists, now 17 million strong, 'inventive and prosperous' while still waiting for Second Coming.
(RNS) Over the past 150 years, Seventh-day Adventists have built one of Christianity’s most inventive and prosperous churches, all the while… Continue
Added by John on April 12, 2013 at 8:18pm —
Many people assert that if God created everything, then He must have also created evil, too. Is this right? Is God ultimately to blame for all the suffering in the world? In this latest Come Reason podcast series, Lenny takes apart the claim that God must be the creator of evil and shows why such an objection cannot stand.
By Lenny Esposito…
Added by John on March 31, 2013 at 7:20am —
Free on Kindle: Why Trust Jesus? by Dave Sterrett
The last decade has shaken our trust in personal safety through terrorist attacks, school…
Added by John on March 30, 2013 at 9:00am —
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- Written by Don Preston
- I am super excited to announce the availability of two brand new books, currently on Kindle, and coming soon in paper form. Here is the announcement of one of the books. You absolutely must have this!
The Amillennialists and Postmillennialists often speak of the “redemptive significance” of AD 70 even admitting that Christ came, the end of the age arrived. They even admit that… Continue
Added by John on March 22, 2013 at 2:00am —
Audio Series: How to Read the Bible for the First Time…Again
Just this past weekend (04/22/2013), Steve Jeffery, minister of Emmanuel Evangelical Church in Southgate, North London, England, hosted a colloquium for those who wish to experience the Word of God with new eyes. Continue
The event featured special guest speaker Reverend James B…
Added by John on February 25, 2013 at 11:11am —
Came across this nice short post by David Hawthorne the site owner of "Christian Orthodox" web site.
Seven Points about starlight in honor of the Seven Days of Genesis-
- It takes light 8 minutes to…
Added by John on February 23, 2013 at 12:11pm —
LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for book lovers.
LibraryThing helps you create a library-quality catalog of books: books you own, books you've read, books you'd like to read, books you've lent out ... whatever grouping you'd like.
Since everyone catalogs online, they also catalog together. You can contribute tags, ratings and reviews for a book, and Common… Continue
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