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You Gotta Fight… for Your Right… to Study the Rocks

Published on May 14, 2017 By sirrahc

“[W]hen the government starts refusing access to even collect the information because it dislikes one scientist’s views, it undercuts science and violates the law.”  — Gary McCaleb, ADF Senior Counsel If the name “Andrew Snelling” is familiar to you, you probably have an interest in the creation/evolution/ID debates. Snelling has been a stalwart on the […]

Primer on Origins Views for Christians (Part 2 of 3)

Published on August 16, 2015 By sirrahc

“All truth is given by revelation, either general or special, and it must be received by reason. Reason is the God-given means for discovering the truth that God discloses, whether in his world or his Word. While God wants to reach the heart with truth, he does not bypass the mind.”  — Jonathan Edwards, 18th […]

Primer on Origins Views for Christians (Part 1 of 3)

Published on August 9, 2015 By sirrahc

“Without special revelation, general revelation would be for sinful men incomplete and ineffective…. Without general revelation, special revelation would lack that basis in the fundamental knowledge of God as the mighty and wise, righteous and good, maker and ruler of all things.”  — B.B. Warfield, distinguished “Princetonian” theologian As an admin at the “Old Earth […]

Another YEC/OEC Exchange, Part 2 of 2: The Sabbath and Evening/Morning

Published on September 23, 2012 By sirrahc

Welcome back! If you’ve been following along, you know that I recently had a civil-but-slightly-frustrating exchange on Facebook with a young-earth creationist (YEC). (Well, there were more involved in the larger “discussion”, but I’m focusing on the interchange between the two of us.) He was making rather confident — even dogmatic — assertions about what […]

Another YEC/OEC Exchange, Part 1 of 2: What the Early Church Fathers Said about Creation Days

Published on September 15, 2012 By sirrahc

As you may know, I sometimes post parts of exchanges I’ve had with skeptics and young-earth creationists (YEC) on Facebook or some other forum. They can be informative and instructional — at least, to me, and hopefully for others “listening in”. They can also be as frustrating as all get out, whether because a) the […]

The Truth about the Latest Noah’s Ark Discovery

Published on April 30, 2010 By sirrahc

I wasn’t really going to get into this, but… what the heck! I have to admit, every time one of these discoveries hits the news, I (figuratively) roll my eyes and shake my head. “Here we go again,” I tell myself. It’s not that I don’t believe in the veracity and accuracy of the Biblical […]

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