Just how problematic is creationism? To answer that question, I invited Jackson Wheat to join me for this episode of Amateur Hour.
A conversation with Jackson Wheat about Intelligent Design and the work of Stephen Meyer.
Note: This will be the final Weekly Roundup of 2019. Claude Mariottini recently posted a piece explaining why the common Christian interpretation of Melchizedek as a Christophany doesn’t add up and serves to undermine the claims made in the book of Hebrews that Jesus… Continue Reading “The Weekly Roundup – 10.25.19”
I don’t do a whole lot with my YouTube channel but I really ought to change that. So this is (hopefully) the first of many videos offering my amateurish answers to various biblical studies related questions over at Quora. My goal is to keep… Continue Reading “Quora Questions w/the Amateur Exegete: #1 – The Creation of Animals in Genesis 1 and 2”
In part one of my review of Lee Strobel’s The Case for Miracles I covered chapters 1-3, a section featuring Strobel’s interview of the skeptic Michael Shermer. In part two I covered chapters 4-6 featuring his interview with Craig Keener. In part three I covered… Continue Reading “Book Review: ‘The Case for Miracles’ by Lee Strobel, part 5a”
Here’s the Weekly Roundup! Twitter user @bibhistctxt continues his series on Israelite origins with a post entitled “Israelite origins: Biblical Counter-narratives.” I already posted a link to it on Twitter once but I wanted to highlight it again because it should be required reading… Continue Reading “The Weekly Roundup – 9.21.18”
I grew up a Young Earth Creationist who believed, among other things, that humans and dinosaurs walked the planet together. They were probably even on Noah’s ark! Most if not all dinosaurs were present on the Ark, as they were clearly terrestrial creatures.1 But… Continue Reading “Pixels and Papyrus on the Identity of Behemoth”