The Irresponsible Hypocrisy of the Fundamentalist Evangelical “Infallible, Inerrant” View of Inspiration and its Subsequent Atrocity in Interpretation

It ain't those parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand. ---Mark Twain Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/mark_twain_153875 Though Mark Twain's pithy adage "will preach," for proponents of Perspicuity, his statement fails to account for one simple fact... that even the seemingly plainest statement of …

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The Perfect Human Body? | Evolution News

We all know that the human body can suffer from flaws. For most people, that doesn’t mean our bodies are accidental by-products of unguided evolution. Instead, they are designed — despite the fact that they sometimes start out flawed or become flawed as they grow older. For English anatomist Alice Roberts, however, the human body …

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The Flood in the Ancient Near East (RJS)

The flood is depicted as having cosmic proportions and the telling uses universalistic rhetoric. Genesis is stronger in this regard than the Mesopotamian accounts. Tremper and John conclude: “The widespread nature of the destruction is indicated by the use of univeralistic rhetoric well-known for cataclysmic events, especially of a cosmic nature, in the ancient world.” …

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BioLogos Basics Videos

BioLogos Basics Videos [Christianity's Creationism Harmonizes with Evolution] The BioLogos website contains lots of fantastic resources, but we know they’re not always easy for the casual web surfer to find. And especially for people new to the Christianity and evolution discussion, we’ve recognized that there needs to be an easier way to wade into the …

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How Puritanism explains Trump: Why the 17th century taught the US and UK different lessons | CT

US and UK Christians have drawn hugely different lessons from their common history. For many Christians in the UK, what is currently happening in the USA is, at best, puzzling and, at worst, looks like a betrayal of Christian principles. And one question keeps raising its head: Whatever do Christians of the so-called 'evangelical religious …

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Nicaea: not Rome’s Authority

In his 2016 article, Evangelical Exodus: The Protestant seminary that produced dozens of Catholic converts, Paul Senz describes a happening that perhaps precipitated or maybe merely coincides with the more recent #Exvangelical and #EmptyThePews phenomena. From Personal Experience Having personally attended classes at Southern Evangelical Seminary in 2013, I feel as though I dodged a …

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