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Ramm’s Interpretative Principle for Geology & Biology

Published on June 5, 2016 By sirrahc

“Almighty God is Creator, World Ground, and Omnipotent Sustainer. In his mind the entire plan of creation was formed with man as the climax. Over the millions of years of geologic history the earth is prepared for man’s dwelling, or as it has been put by others, the cosmos was pregnant with man…. From time […]

Direct Detection of Gravitational Waves and Black Holes

Published on February 14, 2016 By sirrahc

“Now that we have the detectors to see these systems, now that we know binary black holes are out there — we’ll begin listening to the Universe.”  — Prof. Gabriela González, Louisiana State University I was looking for something science-y to write about this week, and “fortune” smiled upon me with the announcement of something […]

Newsweek Tells Christians They Are Wrong

Published on January 3, 2016 By sirrahc

“Newsweek‘s cover story is exactly what happens when a writer fueled by open antipathy to evangelical Christianity tries to throw every argument he can think of against the Bible and its authority. To put the matter plainly, no honest historian would recognize the portrait of Christian history presented in this essay as accurate and no […]

So, You Want to Learn about Old-Earth Creationism…

Published on December 6, 2015 By sirrahc

“Increasing our understanding of truth constitutes a large part of our assignment here on Earth…. As scientists discover more and more about the realm of nature and everything within it, including ourselves and our beginnings, we can be certain that the evidence for its divine design as well as for the divine inspiration of Scripture […]

Thank God for Sperm Whales and Other Predators

Published on November 22, 2015 By sirrahc

As this year’s Thanksgiving celebration approaches here in the U.S., we are encouraged to consider all the things we have to be thankful for. Of course, the usual things tend to be family, jobs, food on the table, good friends, homes, cars, etc. Some of us go a little further, mentioning things like books, games, […]

Primer on Origins Views for Christians (Part 3a of 3)

Published on August 30, 2015 By sirrahc

“In matters that are obscure and far beyond our vision, even in such as we may find treated in Holy Scripture, different interpretations are sometimes possible without prejudice to the faith we have received.”  — St. Augustine (AD 354-430), Bishop of Hippo, early Christian theologian & philosopher Part 1 Part 2 Part 3b Whereas the […]

A Local Flood Interpretation of Genesis 7

Published on February 9, 2015 By sirrahc

“[I]f the report is a phenomenological depiction, permitting the possibility of a local flood, the meaning is not substantially altered: all that Noah and his generation know is swallowed up by the waters so that none survives.”  — Dr. Kenneth A. Mathews, The New American Commentary, Vol. 1A In my Facebook travels, not long ago […]

What Was the Star of Bethlehem?

Published on December 21, 2014 By sirrahc

The Visit of the Magi (from Matthew 2 (NASB)): 1 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, 2 “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and […]

The Scientific Method, part 2: Is It Biblical?

Published on August 10, 2014 By sirrahc

“The Universe has been wrought for us by a supremely good and orderly Creator.” — Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543) In my last post (part 1), I briefly explained in principle and procedure what comprises the “scientific method”. Today, I want to get a bit into the intersection of “science” and “faith”, as you may have guessed […]

The Scientific Method, part 1: What Is It?

Published on August 3, 2014 By sirrahc

After last week’s post of the Dr. Hugh Ross video, I got to thinking about “the scientific method”. Ross is certainly a big fan of it, as is anyone — scientist or layman — who is at all familiar with the scientific enterprise. Indeed, anyone in search for truth in any arena should be a […]

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