Posts Tagged ‘creation’

Moses: God, please, will you tell me where it all came from?

God: Well Moses, about 14 billion years ago there was this singularity, and…

Moses: Uh, Lord?  What’s a singularity?

God: Ok, take all the mass in the universe and compress it down to a quantum point, then…

Moses: Quantum?

God: Hmm, never mind that.  Let’s try…

Moses: By the way, Lord,

God: Yes, Moses?

Moses: Is “billion” bigger than “a lot?”

Any reader that has a young child will realize that the above conversation is not sarcasm in the least.  I have had more than one conversation with my overly inquisitive and too-smart-for-his-own-good son that is eerily similar to this.  It also comes to the heart, in my opinion, of the recent debate over Genesis I have been following over at The SciFi Christian.  (more…)

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The last 25 years have been hard for the atheistic worldview, in my opinion. Not on the biological front so much as from the cosmological perspective. Also note that I say the “atheistic worldview” not the atheist personally. For most atheists I’ve known, their position – regardless the claim – is one held by faith rather than reason as much as most Christians. This is sad, since if you actually study history, theology and science, Christianity is a most reasonable position.

The Cosmological finding of the last quarter century certainly lend, at best, a great deal of credence to a theistic worldview and the Judeo-Christian one in particular. At worst there is a marked convergence between some of the cosmological tenants of atheism and Christianity that should provide pause for the atheist. That’s what I want to think about here. (more…)