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The Wesleyan Quadrangle I – Introduction

This post is part of a series. The Wesleyan Quadrangle (wikipedia) is “a methodology for theological reflection that is credited to John Wesley, leader of the Methodist movement in the late 18th Century.” More good intro from wikipedia on the Wesleyan Quadrangle (WQ): Wesley used...

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Why is God Silent?

To many, serving an invisible God that only answers in subjective, non-verifiable ways, is pure superstition at best.  And while I understand this line of reasoning, it is not altogether sound because there is MUCH we can verify about God through what is made. But...

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Neo-fundy Doctrines?

Recently, I wrote a piece on various issues, and where various groups stand on them – I outlined the far left, left, right, and far right positions.  I also outlined what I thought were the characteristics of my new whipping boy, neofundamentalism. However, today, after...

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On Leaving Evolution

As a former biochemist (I’m in computers now), I totally identified with Geoff Down’s story of how he became a creationist (from the book In Six Days: Why 50 Scientists Choose to Believe in Creation).  Here’s my redux, with quotes from the article. 1. Evolution...

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Grieving the Death of Evolution

William Dembski, well-known Intelligent Design spokesperson, had a very funny article the other day entitled Evolution and the Stages of Grief.  I just *have* to summarize it ;).  In the article, he outlines three models for the process of how new truths are recognized.  You’ve...

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