As part of Eerdmans Publishing Company’s fall list, they have released three books in a new series entitled “Pentecostal Manifestos“. In a two-part blog post, the Christianbook.com Academic Blog will provide a comprehensive preview to each book in the series, while also noting the significance of the Manifestos in the history of Pentecostal scholarship. Treatment [...]
Category Archive for 'Creation'
Our starting point for today’s post is a quote from Spitzer wherein he summarizes the strength of a belief in a super-natural designer over and against its main opponent, the multiverse theory. He states: “There are serious weaknesses in the multiple universe postulate of the weak anthropic principle; and so there is considerable room for [...]
Before moving on to Spitzer’s application of physics to belief in God, I believe we need to ask some critical questions of his inferential method. There is no question that Spitzer is properly articulating the basic findings of physics as they regard the “observable” material universe. My question, however, takes significant issue with how much [...]
Most of the time when I pick up a book that seeks to provide an “apologetic” I can be fairly certain that what I am about to read will be highly polemical, negative, and often times, tends towards state its case by making propositional and negative statements about other views. This is not a critique [...]
Before we get started, I want to remind everyone of the chance to win a free copy of Spitzer’s book New Proofs for the Existence of God. Go here! We begin our Read In on September 20th, and it promises to be quite interesting. I hope the majority of the blog’s reader’s had the opportunity [...]
Splattered across newspapers, magazines, and, of course, the blogosphere have been the stories of Bruce Waltke and Tremper Logman whose controversial remarks on the Genesis Creation narrative resulted in their resignations from RTS. For his part Waltke stated that Christians should be more open to Science, specifically evolutionary theory, while Longman stated his belief that [...]
If you have visited Christianbook.com/academic recently you may have noticed that Hendrickson Publishers has listed a 14 Volume set of the Church Dogmatics on our website for the unbelievable price of $99.99. This publishing event, while not as important as the initial publication of the Dogmatics in English, is nevertheless quite significant as it marks [...]