Perspectives on an Evolving Creation

Perspectives on an Evolving Creation

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According to the authors of this book, who explore evolutionary theory from a clear Christian perspective, the common view of conflict between evolutionary theory and Christian faith is mistaken. Written by contributors representing the natural sciences, philosophy, theology, and the history of science, this thought-provoking work is informed by both solid scientific knowledge and keen theological insight. The three sections of the book address (1) relevant biblical, historical, and scientific background, (2) the scientific evidence for an evolving creation, and (3) theological issues commonly raised in connection with evolution, including the nature of God's creative activity, the meaning of the miraculous, and the uniqueness of humankind. Woven through the volume are short meditations designed to direct readers toward worshiping the God of providence. Contributors: Laurie J. Braaten Warren S. Brown Jr. David Campbell Robin Collins Edward B. Davis Terry M. Gray Jeffrey K. Greenberg Deborah B. Haarsma Loren Haarsma James P. Hurd Conrad Hyers David N. Livingstone Keith B. Miller John C. Munday Jr. George L. Murphy Mark A. Noll Robert John Russell Howard J. Van Till David L. Wilcox Jennifer WisemanGenetics. of. Human. Origins. DAVID WILCOX The most difficult issue related to origins is undoubtedly human origins. The question of who we are strikes at the center of the faith. Answers to that question have been a central flash point (at least) since the Enlightenment. How good is ... The fundamental assertion of the Biblical doctrine of the origin of man is that he owes his being to a creative act of God.

Title:Perspectives on an Evolving Creation
Author:Keith B. Miller
Publisher:Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing - 2003-09-25


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