Where Ortlund cites Augustine to urge greater humility in debates about the meaning of Genesis 1-3, he comes back often to Young Earth Creationism adherents especially.
These facts cannot be demeaning, or else we risk finding fault with our Creator. At the same time, these facts must just as surely have profound meaning and importance.
To resolve the conflict betwixt science and Christianity, Walton has a creative solution to the thorny problem of modern secular science and a literal interpretation of Genesis.
Let’s explore the view that God created everything that exists in six days and rested on the seventh according to a literal interpretation of the first eleven chapters of Genesis.
What strikes me as remarkable in the story of Joseph is not the all too common evil of his brothers, but rather the enduring faithfulness and goodness of God.
The kinds of comments left thus far on the last episode are the whole of atheism – condescending, and ridiculing and oversimplifications, strawmen, and aspersions.
There are two kinds of atheism. The first scientific, the latter moral. Both kinds share a common thread, man sitting in judgment over whether God is in the right.