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Science and the Gospel: A Dialogue

Do science and theology undermine each other or support each other?

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Making Friends in the Scientific Community

One often hears of conflict between religion and science or that creationists are anti-science. This article rejects such mindsets and presents another perspective about looking for the good even in people we may disagree with.

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The Origins Time Line

Historic moments in the conversation about beginnings

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How Adventists Became Creationists

Adventists and creation go together like jam and bread, but things were not always this way.

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Science and Faith

We need both to believe

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General Revelation and Adventist Theology

Nature and history acquire a grander perspective from the vantage point of the Bible, and Scripture becomes more colorful and alive with the help of natural revelation. Published on volume 26/2 of the Perspective Digest.

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Kindness? Or Set Them Straight?

How do we deal with persons who don’t believe that Genesis is right about creation and the flood?

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Faith and Science

An understanding of both the strengths and the limits of science can enable us to relate to it more realistically. Published on Volume 26/1 of the Perspective Digest

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The Creation Bible

A selection of texts from the King James Bible referring to creation

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Does the Bible Teach that the Earth is Flat?

This article critically examines the purported biblical evidence brought forward to support the belief that the earth is flat. Originally published in the October 2019 issue of Reflections, newsletter of the Biblical Research Institute.

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The Christian and Big Bang Cosmology

Does the Big Bang Theory integrate directly with the biblical cosmogony? Should individual Christians feel intellectually obligated to adopt and defend the Big Bang Theory? Article published on Perspective Digest, v.24/4.

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How Can Miracles Be Possible?

The denial of miracles is a recent phenomenon based on how modernity has chosen to understand the workings of nature and what is possible in it. Belief in a personal God (theism), however, argues that through God’s actions, an event that is naturally impossible can be transformed into a real historical event. This article was originally published in Perspective Digest, v. 24/2.

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Biblical Creation and Ancient Near Eastern Evolutionary Ideas

Ancient Near Eastern views should be considered part of the history of the idea of evolution. The biblical Creation account, in describing the divine actions through which God actually brought the cosmos into existence, was likely deconstructing the alternative theories or speculations of origins available in the Ancient Near East. Consequently, the biblical narrative can be used as well to deconstruct contemporary cosmogonies and evolution. This article was originally published on Perspective Digest, v.24/3.

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What is the Problem with Materialistic Science?

Why are we trying to find extraterrestrial intelligence, using our intelligence, while at the same time precluding the possibility that an intelligence was involved in the origin of our world?

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Our Miraculous Planet Earth

This article explores the Bible’s teaching on God’s wonderful creation and examines whether our miraculous planet Earth was created relatively recently or some time before the Creation week got underway.

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What Makes the Whole More Than the Sum of Its Parts?

A living being is more than the collection of the multitude of organic components of which it is made.

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“When Death Was Not Yet": The Testimony of Biblical Creation

The biblical view of death is essentially different from the one proposed by evolution. While the belief in evolution implies that death is inextricably intertwined with life and therefore has to be accepted and eventually managed, the biblical teaching of creation implies that death is an absurdity to be feared and rejected. Published in Dialogue 30/3.

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What Adventists Have to Share with the Scientific Community

Only if Christians can be trusted in areas scientists know, will they be trusted in areas scientists don’t know.

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Sand Dunes of the Sahara: How Should We Relate Scripture to Earth Science Questions?

A Christian scientist, while accepting the testimony of Scripture about God’s past intervention in Earth’s history, can still keep an open mind toward aspects of the geologic record that are unusual and different.

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Can Rocks Teach Us Something About God?

Can we learn more about the qualities of the Creator through the study of geology?

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