Ongoing conversations — dinosaur eggs, and why I’m a Christian

I'm sort of caught between the young-Earth creationists on one side and the militant Dawkinsites on the other. I love them both: the YECs are my dear brothers and sisters in Christ, and Jesus loves the atheists, so I do too. There are a couple of interesting conversations going on on some of my older …

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Darwin’s birthday #2

What drives more scientists away from Christianity, evolution, or young-Earth creationism? I don't know the answer, but I suspect that both have significant roles. Some forms of evolutionary philosophy drive scientists (and others) away from Christianity. The New Atheists, such as Richard Dawkins, claim that evolution makes it intellectually feasible to be an atheist. To …

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Darwin’s Birthday

Charles Darwin was born on February 12, 1809; two hundred years ago today. Darwin's theory of evolution, obviously, has been an extremely divisive topic. Has Darwinism made the world safe for atheism, as the "New Atheists" would claim? Is Darwinian evolution really EVILution; a doctrine of the devil? Or are evolution and Christianity perfectly compatible? …

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