November 27, 2019 Evolution Part 3 (In the Beginning)

Episode 17

Does accepting evolution mean that you can no longer believe in a personal God who is involved with the world? Are there ways to read evolution into the Bible? Did God really create everything? How do we even begin to have these conversations?

 

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produced by Zack Jackson
music by Zack Jackson and Barton Willis

 

Show Notes:

Movies

[Ian] The Dark Knight : https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0468569/ 

[Zack] Toy Story 2 : https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120363/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 

[Adam] Star Trek Wrath of Khan: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084726/

[Kendra] Lion King 2 simba’s pride : https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120131/

[Rachael; broke the rules again] Raiders of the Ark : https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082971/ 

 

Definitions/People

Spectrum of creationists: https://ncse.ngo/creationevolution-continuum 


Young Earth

https://answersingenesis.org/creationism/young-earth/young-earth-creationist-view-summarized-and-defended/ [pro]

https://biologos.org/personal-stories/confessions-of-a-failed-young-earth-creationist/ [someone’s personal account; anti]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Young_Earth_creationism


Theistic evolution

https://biologos.org/articles/series/science-and-the-bible/theistic-evolution-history-and-beliefs 


Day-age creation

http://www.religionfacts.com/day-age-creationism 


Gap creationism

https://www.blueletterbible.org/faq/don_stewart/don_stewart_654.cfm


Teleology

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teleological_argument   [definition]

https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/teleological-arguments/ [article describing various needs in the 

teleological argument for the existence of God]


Divine actions 

https://www.theopedia.com/divine-action [definition]


Ken Ham

https://answersingenesis.org/bios/ken-ham/ [in support of his ideologies]

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/a-giant-ark-is-just-the-start-these-creationists-have-a-bigger-plan-for-recruiting-new-believers/2017/05/24/b497bd14-2920-11e7-be51-b3fc6ff7faee_story.html 


Heliocentric 

https://www.britannica.com/science/heliocentrism 


Stories

St. Agustine stealing pears

https://augustinianvocations.org/blog-archive/2017/1/19/st-augustine-and-the-pear-tree-a-lasting-story 


Luther quote of adam sinning

https://lutheranreformation.org/get-involved/bible-study-luther-genesis-37-15/ 


Story from Book of Joshua (sun held in sky)

https://www.sefaria.org/Joshua.10?lang=bi [Joshua 10:12 quote]

https://www.timesofisrael.com/3224-years-later-scientists-see-first-ever-recorded-eclipse-in-joshuas-battle/ [was it really an eclipse?]


Talmud matchmaking

https://www.sefaria.org/Bereishit_Rabbah.68.4?lang=en [Quote from Genesis midrash, 68:4]