Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Source of Suffering and Evil

This is a perennial question. Over the years I have struggled with it and I know other people struggle with it too.  It keeps coming back up, over and over… Why does God allow suffering and evil? What are the … Continue reading

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Straddling the Fence?

As you read Paul Little’s chapter on Scripture and Science, you see that the whole chapter is based on the following words at the end: “In everything we read and everything we hear, we must ask ‘What is this person’s … Continue reading

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All About Worldview

To be honest, it is all about worldview. Paul Little says this “The Christian can never forget that God can act in miraculous ways and in the past He often chose to. The Bible discloses that He was involved in … Continue reading

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A Christian’s Presuppositions

Presupposition: a thing tacitly assumed beforehand at the beginning of a line of argument or course of action [dictionary.com]. Theory: a supposition or a system of ideas intended to explain something, especially one based on general principles independent of the … Continue reading

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Reality

What is real? That is not a question we ask every day but when you begin to think about science and religion, the discussion must eventually go there. Why? Things that can be explained by the laws/theories of science can … Continue reading

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Science and Religion…Going too Far?

Paul Little’s chapter on “Does Science and Scripture Agree” is a conundrum for me. I like to throw in the fancy words to make people think I have some sense. When it comes to science, I lack a lot of … Continue reading

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Disagreeing on Science

I spent thirty-six years in a college environment. It was a small college.  It was so small when I arrived in 1977 that we could take all of the faculty and put them in a reasonably medium-sized room.  We had … Continue reading

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