When it comes to books (written by a single author) claiming to offer a balanced view of contentious topics within Christianity, my default attitude is skepticism. Many times, the author has an ax to grind and attempts to cleverly disguise that fact by presenting all sides of the issue, often leaving out important information
This is part two of an ongoing conversation. See Part 1 HERE. I’ve separated the questions with asterisk lines to make the dialogue more coherent for the reader. Skeptic: Thanks again for your willingness to engage my questions. I have gone to Biologos website from time to time to look at some of their articles.
In my next several posts, I will be interacting with a long list of questions submitted by a reader (I appreciated his polite email). His words are in bold type, and my responses are in plain type. I used to be a Christian until I stumbled upon the evidence for evolution. I always thought it
Within the Christian community, there tends to be a certain degree of polarization when it comes to questions of origins–the origin of the universe, the origin of life, the origin of species, and the origin of mankind. There are some who believe that the scientific community cannot be trusted on matters of origins, that human
At any given time, I am reading a non-fiction book and a work of fiction literature. I never choose one based on the other, but occasionally I am surprised by a marked correlation between the two. That very thing happened to me over the past two weeks as I read The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett