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Swanson’s Apostate: Merits Reading, Could Be Better

Swanson, Kevin. Apostate: The Men who Destroyed the Christian West. Parker, CO: Generations with Vision, 2013. ISBN 978-0-9853651-5-8. Overview And Recommendation “The Christian influence in the West has dissipated,” Swanson writes, “and my mission in this book is to chronicle … Continue reading

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Petty’s Little Black Book of Compromise: Science and God

[jp-rss-feed]Petty, Scott. Science and God. Little Black Books. Kingsford, Australia: Matthias Media, 2011. Paperback. 108 pages. ISBN 978-1-921896-19-4. Rating on 5-star scale: 2 stars.Promoters identify Science and God as intended for Christian youth between the ages of 14 and 20. … Continue reading

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Creation Conference 2013: Why Carp Parts and Bahnsen Matter

Creation Conference 2013: Why Origins Matter, also promoted as an Answers in Genesis “Answers Conference” and an Institute for Creation Research event, Monday 28 January 2013 and Tuesday 29 January 2013, hosted by Southern California Seminary at Shadow Mountain Community … Continue reading

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Evolution Important To Engineering? Nye Says Yea, Ham Nay.

Ken Ham, founder of Answers in Genesis and one of Pious Eye’s heroes, responds to Bill Nye, “The Science Guy,” who claims (among other things) that teaching evolution to kids is important because we need engineers. Apparently, Nye believes that … Continue reading

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Does This Watch Make Me Look Old?

John D. Morris, Ph.D., concludes a discussion of various methods for determining the age of the earth by noting how those methods that indicate young ages seem reasonably expected to be more reliable than those indicating ages sufficiently old to … Continue reading

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Pious Ranking of Information Sources

Tim Chaffey and Jason Lisle explain how and why Scripture must take precedence over (theories about) nature in Christian scientific work.…since the Bible has never been wrong about anything, and since it is the very Word of the One who … Continue reading

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An Open System Gathers No Moss, Only Mess

Image courtesy Allan Chen (Creative Commons license): moss on rock in Yosemite, California.Henry M. Morris refutes the argument that earth’s being an open system makes the law of entropy irrelevant to the creation-evolution debate. He writes:It is utterly naive to … Continue reading

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Can You Ace The SAT/GRE/LSAT/MCAT Using Random Mutations?

Image courtesy Han Braxmeier (released to public domain).Nancy M. Darrall, in her contribution to In Six Days, illustrates how random variation without intelligence-originated new information cannot yield evolution.DNA…is analogous to…paper and ink….Anyone who has sat down in front of a … Continue reading

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For The Impious Eye, More Light Means Greater Terror

H. P. Lovecraft, in “The Call of the Cthulhu,” models how the unbelieving / impious should view the world around them—with horror, terrified.(Were unbelief correct and Scripture no revelation): The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the … Continue reading

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Theology Is Queen, Science Subject

Gordon H. Clark, in his Karl Barth’s Theological Method, asserts that letting Scripture-based theology reign as queen over the sciences yields the the unity of knowledge reason requires. “Orthodox Protestants would of course agree…that theology cannot submit to the scientific … Continue reading

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Hermeneutical Maxim (Against Various “Wax Nose” Hermeneutics)

No matter how clever, sophisticated, erudite, linguistically astute, or stunningly beautiful in its complexity your interpretive scheme may be, if it requires you to ignore or dismiss patently clear passages of Scripture, or to interpret them to mean what any … Continue reading

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In Search of The Soul

Originally prepared March 2007 for a course at Bethel Seminary San Diego. In Search of the Soul: Four Views of The Mind-Body Problem, Edited by Joel B. Green & Stuart L. Palmer. Downers Grover: InterVarsity, 2005. Pp. 223. Paper. ISBN … Continue reading

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