Evolution Revolution

Defining Terms of Engagement

1) There are two possible reasons for us existing: one is God, and one is the absence of reason itself: random chance.  There are perhaps three possible positions from the Christian point of view: God made the world in six days and Genesis is literally true, God made the world over a much longer period and perhaps employed evolutionary processes, and a universe came from nothing, in which life evolved entirely by chance.  I will be dealing with what I consider to be the Biblical position (see my last but one post on Creation and Science for why), and dealing with the evolutionary alternative as best I can (no, I’m not an expert in that field, so if you have more info to offer, please do).  So basic premise: Genesis true, or Evolution trueContinue reading

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Free Will and Predestination: why we need both 100%

The Bible clearly backs both of these points of view.  Therefore it is imperative that we exclude neither.  But how to do so, when they seem so opposed?  Are they?  And why are both included in scripture?  How essential are they? Continue reading