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Gordon Wenham: “Genesis 1 provides the intellectual underpinning of the scientific enterprise.”

From Gordon Wenham’s (lecturer at Trinity College, Bristol) commentary on Genesis 1:1-2:3, Genesis 1 formed the basis of the first article of the Christian creed, “I believe in God the Father, maker of heaven and earth.” In more recent times … Continue reading

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John Frame: Knowledge of God, self, and the world are all interrelated; and “Reformed theology needs to give more attention to the subjective side of theology.”

  I’ve mentioned that our knowledge of God is under his control and under his authority; that means that we have to seek knowledge in God’s way. The third lordship attribute, God’s presence, is also relevant to our knowledge of … Continue reading

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Wm. Struthers on how porn affects neurological circuitry

As men fall deeper into the mental habit of fixating on pornographic images, the exposure to them creates neural pathways. Like a path is created in the woods with each successive hiker, so do the neural paths set the course … Continue reading

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John Frame: The work of science is far more than merely “checking out the facts.”

Frame outlines the scientific method as such:  “Experiment. Observe. Measure. Gradually, observed facts will accumulate into a dependable body of knowledge.” However, a page or so later he states. The “popular understanding of the scientific method” that we mentioned earlier is … Continue reading

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Gerald Rau on the habits of extreme positions

Use of antagonistic terminology has led to polarization of the question of origins. When any group feels attacked and disrespected, this naturally leads to a hardening of their position as they become defensive and seek to promote their cause. This … Continue reading

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John West on “equating the current consensus view of science with science itself”

The theistic evolutionists’ rationale for excluding scientific views [that are] critical of Darwinism from faith-evolution discussions seems to be that Darwinian Theory constitutes the consensus view of science, and questioning that consensus view supposedly demonstrates that one is “anti-science.” But … Continue reading

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