Hi Dojo readers, It’s going to be a busy couple of weeks for me so I wanted to get this posted today. I leave this week for the Annual Conference of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church (a yearly UM gathering for worship and church business at Lake Junaluska) where I […]
“Here is the rough, somewhat woodenly-literal translation I put together which seeks to leave the ambiguities of the text in place for the reader to wrestle with, and also leaves untranslated various Hebrew terms which are found particularly in the Creation narratives or which can be interpreted in more than one way.”
“…so God made his Son a God? Doesn’t they defy the rule that Christianity is monotheistic in nature? What if God just started making more Gods? How did God know his son was going to use his power for good (he is human after all)? Did/Does God have superior God skills over Jesus? How does the Holy Spirit play into all this?”
“If I came up to you and said, “Why don’t you believe I can fly?” You’d say, “Why would I?” I’d reply, “Because it’s a matter of faith”. If I then said, “Prove I can’t fly. Prove I can’t fly see, see, you can’t prove it can you?” You’d probably either walk away, call security or throw me out of the window and shout, ‘’F—ing fly then you lunatic.”” – Ricky Gervais
The conclusion to the seminar, including a look at the “Two Book” approach to the Bible and Science…
An in-depth look at what Genesis 1 actually says.
William Dembski and Christopher Hitchens debate the existence of God
So what do Christians say about how Genesis 1 should be interpreted??
Evolution? Scientific Creationism? Intelligent Design? Where do Christians stand??
Part 1 – A look at the origins of the modern “Bible vs. Science” controversy.