Category Archives: Worldview

How Can We Better Understand Each Other?

Last month my friend who is a Lutheran minister asked me to speak at a local “Pub Theology” gathering.  I had just attended my first meeting in November with a couple folks from my church and walked away impressed with … Continue reading

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Controversy of the Ages (Book Review)

Dangitbill readers know that a little while back I set out to study the topic of the age of the earth.  There are basically 3 logically possible positions (old, young, and eternal).  Only the first 2 are scientifically viable today … Continue reading

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A Biblical Case for an Old Earth (Book Review)

“It’s not my fault,” I keep telling myself.  If the issue of the earth’s age doesn’t even enter my mind when Christian preachers and teachers become new to me, I can’t help it that my favorites believe the earth is … Continue reading

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The Demon in Democracy (Book Review)

A lot of people have been talking.  People with life experience.  People with years of study and teaching in the academy.  People who have lived in other countries, cultures, and political climates.  People from different economic and governmental ideologies.  People … Continue reading

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Can We Even Know the Age of the Earth?

When it comes to the intersection of science and faith, this is a topic that I’ve been passionate about since my teen years.  But there is one aspect of this discussion that seems much less certain—the age of the earth.  … Continue reading

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The Benedict Option (Book Review)

It’s not often that a book aimed at Christians makes such a big splash in mainstream culture.  I’m not talking about the occasional “Purpose Driven Life”  kinda book that makes it to the New York Times best-seller list.  That’s not … Continue reading

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Can the Religious Right Be Saved?

Word is quickly spreading that Russell Moore just “killed it” last week when he presented the 29th annual Erasmus Lecture, sponsored by First Things (published by the Institute on Religion and Public Life).  Moore is the President of the Ethics … Continue reading

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