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The Proper Place of Science in Biblical Interpretation

Over on his blog Ponderings of a Pilgrim Pastor, Jason Van Bemmel has written this post on the slippery slope of selectively pitting secular science over against biblical teachings. He begins by saying that Christian educators make two fundamental mistakes in preparing our teens for college: We neglect their intellect, leaving them underequipped for the apologetic task. […]

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Apologetics and the Role of Plausibility Structures

In this post on The Gospel Coalition, Joe Carter hits the nail on the head. Why is it that some people can be persuaded by arguments for God’s existence, while others will look at you as if you’re trying to prove the existence of Santa Claus? According to Carter, it all has to do with a […]

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More Archaeological Support for the Bible?

For the better part of the past thirty years, being a conservative biblical archaeologist wasn’t very popular. The prevailing wisdom was that the further back in time the biblical narrative goes, the more fictional it becomes. Most scholars questioned whether there ever was a united Israelite monarchy, and whether David and Solomon were anything more than the ancient Jewish […]

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