Reconciling God and Evolution

August 5, 2014 9:39 PM

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Scientifically-minded religious believers contend that a careful reading of the Book of Scripture teaches that God is the creator of the heavens and the earth, and that a careful reading of the Book of Nature teaches that the means of creation is evolution. The Book of Scripture and the Book of Nature coalesce in what is often called "theistic evolution."

Self-proclaimed atheist, Greta Christina, claims in a recent Salon essay that theistic evolution is internally contradictory. She claims that, on the one hand, theists believe that God has guided the process of evolution and that, on the other hand, evolution is by its very nature unguided. The flaw...

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