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Would You Rethink This, Please?

Would You Rethink This, Please?

“These creationists are inadvertently and blindly trusting man’s fallible dating methods for archaeological data.” So says Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis. Who are these blind individuals who have so readily capitulated to modernist scientific categories? They are the creationists who “believe the earth is about 10,000 years old . . .” instead of the… Continue Reading

Matt Recker and The Gospel Coalition, Part 5: Inerrancy and Creationism

Matt Recker and The Gospel Coalition, Part 5: Inerrancy and Creationism

The foundational documents of The Gospel Coalition clearly articulate a commitment to the historic, orthodox understanding of biblical inerrancy. Nevertheless, one of the cofounders of TGC, Tim Keller, has positioned himself to defend at least some versions of theistic evolution and progressive creationism (the distinction is not always clear). In a white paper published through… Continue Reading

Was Genesis 1-3 simply contextualized?

Was Genesis 1-3 simply contextualized?

John Yeo asks an excellent question in this article that deals with issues of literary contextualization in Scripture: Why would Moses employ the worldview of the ANE if God not only prohibited the gods from being worshiped, but also the very ANE worldview that the gods inhabited and capriciously manipulated for their own evil purposes?… Continue Reading

The Three Biggest Reasons I’m a Biblical Creationist

The Three Biggest Reasons I’m a Biblical Creationist

Lyndon Unger offers three reasons he holds to a biblical creationism position, which he says is “concerned with the biblical text itself”: Creation was a supernatural event. The scripture reveals the supernatural event of Creation occurred in six solar days. Rejecting the Biblical Account of Creation inescapably necessitates rejecting the Biblical Account of Christ. You can… Continue Reading