Evolutionism

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The Briefing 01-14-14

President Hollande of France caught in infidelity, blames journalists for violating privacy; USA Today claims evolution is a matter of fact, not beliefRead this essay →

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The Briefing 12-12-13

The ascendance of hard-line liberal left; 5th Anniversary of Madoff Scandal; Catholic school teacher fired for filing for same-sex marriage license; Dominant theory of evolution…Read this essay →

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The Briefing 12-03-13

The capitalization of same-sex marriage: Hawaii revenue to jump by $217 million; Banks take advantage of legalization of same-sex marriage; Why is it easier to…Read this essay →

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The Briefing 10-21-13

New Jersey court legalizes same-sex marriage immediately, without a vote; Saudi Arabia gains a seat on the U.N. security council – then rejects it; Ancient…Read this essay →

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Total Capitulation: The Evangelical Surrender of Truth

Evangelical Christians will either stand upon the authority and total truthfulness of the Bible, or we will inevitably capitulate to the secular worldview.Read this essay →

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Adam and Eve: Clarifying Again What Is at Stake

Recent evangelical discussion concerning Adam and Eve has served at least one good purpose -- it has helped to clarify what is theologically at stake...Read this essay →

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False Start? The Controversy Over Adam and Eve Heats Up

The denial of an historical Adam and Eve as the first parents of all humanity and the solitary first human pair severs the link between…Read this essay →

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Throwing the Bible Under the Bus

Giberson and Collins reveal their true understanding of biblical inspiration when they locate it, not in the authorship of the text at all, but in…Read this essay →

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The Only Game in Town? Richard Dawkins and the Limits of Reason

Dawkins really believes (or at least really claims) that those who disagree with him are insane, deluded, intellectually perverse, and unintelligent.Read this essay →

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The New Atheism and the Dogma of Darwinism

We can draw a straight line from the emergence of evolutionary theory to the resurgence of atheism in our times. Never underestimate the power of…Read this essay →

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Creation vs. Evolution — The New Shape of the Debate

This is the new shape of the debate over evolution. We now face the undeniable truth that the most basic and fundamental questions of biblical…Read this essay →

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No Buzzing Little Fly — Why the Creation-Evolution Debate is So Important

A buzzing little fly is only a nuisance. The theory of evolution is no mere nuisance — it represents one of the greatest challenges to…Read this essay →

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The Christian Worldview as Master Narrative: Creation

Once we know that God is the solitary explanation at the beginning, we can be confident that he will be the one who brings this…Read this essay →

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No Pass from Theological Responsibility — The BioLogos Conundrum

BioLogos is a movement that asserts theological arguments in the public square in order to convince evangelical Christians to accept their proposals. They now have…Read this essay →

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Science Trumps the Bible? — An Amazingly Candid (and Disastrous) Argument

Professor Giberson asserts that to believe in the truthfulness and historicity of the entire Bible is to paddle in an “intellectual backwater.” Christians committed to…Read this essay →

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Evolution and the Empty Nest Syndrome

Michael Shermer publishes Skeptic magazine, teaches at Claremont Graduate University, and writes a regular column for Scientific American. He is an ardent defender of evolutionary...Read this essay →

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Science and Religion Aren’t Friends?

Are science and Christianity friends? The answer to that is an emphatic yes, for any true science will be perfectly compatible with the truths we…Read this essay →

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Evolution: When Atheists and Baptists Agree?

Writing at "On Faith," a joint project of The Washington Post and Newsweek, Rachel Held Evans calls for me to stop arguing against evolution and...Read this essay →

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I May Be a Baptist, But I Am Not A Moron, Says Evolutionist

Writing at Discover.com, Chris Mooney responds to my critique of his essay in Monday's USA Today. After citing my criticism of his argument that a...Read this essay →

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No Need for God? Stephen Hawking Defies Divine Creation

Professor Stephen Hawking is a remarkable human being. His courage and tenacity are an inspiration to all. His work on the theory of gravity has…Read this essay →

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The Predicament — Francis Collins, Human Embryos, Evolution, and the Sanctity of Human Life

The most promising avenues of stem-cell research are using cells derived from adult cells, not from embryos. The absolute determination of some researchers to destroy…Read this essay →

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‘Prettifying’ Darwin — A Timely Look at a Losing Strategy

Accommodations to evolutionary theory never end. There will always be “unfinished business” that will demand further theological concessions.Read this essay →

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On Darwin and Darwinism: A Letter to Professor Giberson

An open letter to Professor Karl Giberson, in answer to his posting, "How Darwin Sustains My Baptist Search for Truth." Dear Professor Giberson: I read...Read this essay →

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The Inerrancy of Scripture: The Fifty Years’ War . . . and Counting

We are entering a new phase in the battle over the Bible’s truthfulness and authority. We should at least be thankful for undisguised arguments coming…Read this essay →

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Thank God for the New Atheists?

Give Michael Dowd credit for reminding us where the rejection of biblical Christianity inevitably leads.Read this essay →

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A “New Agnosticism” — Coming Soon?

Given what is at stake, living on the basis of a mere assumption that we cannot know if God exists seems a bit flimsy.Read this essay →

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Evangelicals and Science in Conversation — A One-Way Street?

Evangelical Christians who seek a better public conversation with elite science had better know in advance that it is a one-way street.Read this essay →

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The Briefing: From Young, Restless, and Jewish, to Peter Singer and the Pope

The news rushes at us fast and furiously, as do so many worthy articles, books, and essays that call out for attention. Some of these...Read this essay →

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NewsNote: Muslim Creationists and Western Elites — Get Out Much?

Every individual human being is embedded in a complex of culture, language, relationships, and ideas. What we see as normal is a product of our...Read this essay →

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Christianity and Evolution — Seeing the Problem

This month marks the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth, but the debates over science and religion have only intensified over the last two centuries. ...Read this essay →

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