In the late 1990s, skeptic Michael Shermer and sociologist Frank Sulloway surveyed a number of people about their religious belief. When asked why they believe in God, people most cited the design, … more
What comes to mind with the word, “revelation”? Likely, it’s the last book of the Bible, but in historic Christian theology, revelation refers to God’s personal self-disclosure … more
When I was a kid in the early 70s, television shows were just starting to be released in color. Black-and-white television was fun, but color was even better! It offered a more realistic view of how … more
I strive to encourage Christians to think carefully and critically about their faith not only through Reflections but also through two RTB podcasts. On one, Straight Thinking, I lead my colleagues in … more
Straight Thinking #230: Books of Nature and Scripture: Interview with Dr. Vern Poythress, part 2 more
Science and the Bible: Enemies or Allies?
Dr. Jeff Zweerink provides an overview of the harmony between science and the Christian worldview. This talk was recorded in June 2013 at … more
One of the things about myself that’s bothersome is a tendency to take things in life for granted. Instead of being consciously grateful and appreciative for the many good things I have been … more
With each passing year science advances a little more deeply into a realm once considered the private preserve of theologians. Cosmology (study of the origin and features of the universe) is not the … more
I share an excerpt from a book written by the Christian author, Francine Rivers, The Last Sin Eater: A Novel.1 It is a description of the beauty and power of God’s general revelation to bring … more
H. W. Turnbull, Ed., Cambridge University Press, 1960
247 Newton To Burnet
From the original in King's College Library, Cambridge.
In reply to Letter 246
Your … more
How can a person know what to believe? Repeatedly I have heard this question through the years but never more often than in recent weeks. The same radio and television stations that broadcast my … more
We affirm that any preunderstandings which the interpreter brings to Scripture should be in harmony with scriptural teaching and subject to correction by it.
We deny that Scripture should be … more
My Search for Truth
I was born in Montreal and raised in Vancouver, Canada. My parents were morally upright but non-religious. Our neighbors could also be described as non-religious. I did not know … more
Not only is the Bible filled with the fundamentals of science, but it is as much as 3,000 years ahead of its time. The Bible's statements in most cases directly contradicted the science of the day in … more