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The biblical timeline of the universe

The following is the timeline of events in the history of our world, as best as I understand it using my model. Afterwards, I provide links to all the other posts about my interpretation of the creation story, in connection with the timeline. This post therefore serves as the conclusion and a links page for the […]

Adam and Eve were historical persons. Who were they? (Part 3)

So here is my theory on Adam and Eve, summarized from the previous two posts: Adam and Eve were not the first humans or the only humans to live in their time. Instead, they were the first ones to be made in the image of God, and they eventually became recent common ancestors to all […]

Adam and Eve were historical persons. Who were they? (Part 1)

Adam and Eve were exactly who the Bible says they were: the first humans created in the image of God, having been endowed with a living soul by God's breath. They are the ancestors to all humans alive today. Through them, we too bear the image of God, but we're also impacted by their sin and […]

Interpreting the Genesis creation story: an introduction

First, we need to lay down some foundations. I've written several posts on how we should interpret the Bible. I have said that: The Bible, like scientific data, is sacred and infallible. We approach it accordingly.   This leads us to certain well-established principles of Bible interpretation.  Furthermore, the Bible should be interpreted using science […]

Why we should interpret the Bible in light of science

The post title may already be controversial. So I would like to start by reminding everyone that loving one another is more important than being right. Christians, of all people, should be able to intellectually disagree with one another while still being loving, because our identity is not based in our intellect but in Christ. […]

Key principles in interpreting the Bible

In my previous post, I said that there are strong parallels between the proper approach to the biblical texts when we're studying the scriptures, and to scientific data when we're studying nature. For the Bible and nature are two halves of God's unified revelation, two books written by the same Person for the same purpose. […]

How should we interpret the Bible? Look at it as scientific data.

"How should we interpret the Bible?" is an enormously important question. Your answer to this question will both cause and settle many controversies around you, and the history of entire people groups have been shaped by their answer. Fortunately, the critical, basic elements of Christianity do not depend on any specific interpretative paradigm. They're based […]

How to make a fractal

Click Here for a video tutorial of how to use this program! You may next want to read:Sherlock Bayes, logical detective: a murder mystery game15 puzzle: a tile sliding gameHow is God related to all other fields of study?Another post, from the table of contents
2014-06-09

15 puzzle: a tile sliding game

Here's something different for today. You've seen these before; the object of the game is to put the tiles in order by using the empty space to slide them. Have fun! You may next want to read:How is God related to all other fields of study?Make the most of your time and your life. Number […]

Science as evidence for Christianity (Summary and Conclusion)

This is the summary and conclusion post for the "Science as evidence for Christianity" series. It contains links to all other posts in the series. Please view the individual posts for a more thorough discussion. We consider the whole of science as evidence to decide among various worldviews. This evidence overwhelmingly supports Christianity against its […]
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