This article evaluates from a biblical perspective the arguments against Adam as a historical person. In doing so, it considers the relationship between Scripture and science, as well as the biblical relationship between Adam and Christ.
What is the relationship between faith and science? In answering this question this article looks at how modernists define faith and its relation to science. It then looks at how Calvinists define faith and shows how this shapes the method for doing science. It shows that in reality faith is not in opposition to science, because at the end faith precedes intelligence.
Do the social sciences form a threat to the Christian faith? In this essay Moberg discusses five ways in which the social sciences can help Christians become more effective servants of Jesus Christ.
In seeking objective truth, human beings cannot rid themselves of their personal perspectives. This article shows that biblical writers used different perspectives, and yet there is harmony. The Bible does not teach us different perspectives, but rather one worldview about God, the world and ourselves, making it possible to speak about a Christian perspective.
Does science need God? The article suggests that the answer is yes and no.
The article explores the biblical view of wisdom. To think in Christian terms about any or every aspect of the universe is true wisdom.
This article reviews Nathan Aviezer's book In the Beginning: Biblical Creation and Science. The book focuses on the relationship between science and the biblical creation narratives.
This article shows how the application of the theory of perspectivism works, with the goal of achieving doctrinal synthesis. Using miracles as an example, the author gives a definition of a miracle, shows the relationship between miracles and natural law, and evaluates the claim that miracles have ceased.
Applying the theory of perspectivism to the reading of the Bible, the author of this article looks at the relationship between perspectives and meaning of words. The author shows that ordinary and biblical language can be used by individuals to say an indefininate number of things. This can make translating and interpreting the Bible difficult.
In seeking objective truth, human beings cannot rid themselves of their personal perspectives. Applying the theory of perspectivism to reading the Bible, the author of this article shows that perspectivism should not be equated to relativism. Perspectivism does not hold all perspectives to be equal, but instead upholds the principle of unity in diversity.
Applying the theory of perspectivism to reading the Bible, the author of this article shows how reading the Bible from a theological perspective, ethical perspective and devotional perspective can be of benefit for the believer. The ability to expand perspectives provides the tool to addressing compartmentalism, and creates a holistic approach to scripture.
In seeking objective truth, human beings cannot rid themselves of their personal perspectives. The author of this article applies the theory of perspectivism in the Bible to show how different themes from the Bible can be expanded to cover the whole of scripture. This article looks at the following biblical themes: the Ten Commandments, God, God's attributes, ethical issues, and the three offices of the Old Testament.
Is there a dichotomy between fact and faith? A frequent cause of mutual alienation among Christians is the charge of too much certainty on the one hand and too little certainty on the other. Is it possible to find a kind of certainty that is confident and yet humble and teachable? We live after the Enlightenment, which looked for the ideal of knowledge in an "objectivity" that pretended to eliminate all the subjective factors in human knowledge and to provide undisputed certainty.
Poythress wants to defend the faith by noting how natural law or scientific law functions. He notes the character of natural law and its universal applicability. He further elaborates on aspects of law, that is, its personal character, power, divine attributes, incomprehensibility, beauty, and goodness. Poythress wants to acknowledge natural laws a created by God and reflecting something of the glory of God.
This article provides a critique of Dan Brown's Angels and Demons. In the critique the author mentions the heresy of inviting Christians to rely upon science instead of on the word of God alone. The author also also takes time to point out some factual errors in the book, including historical divergencies, location divergencies, divergencies in religious facts, and scientific and technological inaccuracies.
Quantum theory and the "new physics" provide a new framework within which we understand creation. This essay wants to give some basic understanding of the development and assumptions of quantum physics. The philosophy of science has also been influenced by the new theory of knowledge of quantum physics.
Looking at the epistemology of Pascal, this article shows how Pascal understood knowledge to function in relation to the faculties of man - body, mind and heart. Pascal exposed the limits of knowledge, and believed that man's rejection of God is rooted in the heart. The ability of man to know God is dependant on the revelation of God. The author of this article argues that Pascal system is worth emulating.
Is religious neutrality at all possible? Is there an actual position of neutrality that could be the beginning point of any two parties in the discussion of the verity of the gospel and Christianity? The writer of this article is determined to show the answers to these questions by using the analogy from humanistic geography. The principal points of philosophical arguments are indicated as those of space and place.
This article considers the debate on various approaches to the study and practice of science. The author first describes the modernist's point of departure. Then the debate takes place between the Calvinist and the modernist approaches to scientific study, specifically in terms of scientific methodology.