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Podcast: Is Accepting Evolution with All It’s Violence Compatible with Believing in a Loving Creator?
Greg considers the violence inherent in evolution (and in nature itself) in light of our belief in an all-loving creator.
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Why Are We So Mired in Violence?
In his marvelous little book entitled The Great Divorce, C. S. Lewis envisioned hell as a realm in which people are forever moving farther away from one another. Hell is the ultimate, cosmic, suburban sprawl! It seems to me that Western civilization is diving headlong into Lewis’ hell, and we’re being pulled there by the…
Greg’s ideas on faith and politics were featured in the Peabody Award-winning CNN Presents: God’s Warriors. Watch the full video below. For more information, including behind the scenes footage, visit God’s Warriors – Special Reports from CNN.com.
Who is Responsible for Job’s Suffering?
In the prologue of the Book of Job, the author seems to ascribe the responsibility for Job’s affliction to Yahweh. For instance, Satan challenges God to “stretch out [his] hand and strike everything he has,“ believing that this would incite Job to curse God to his face (1:11). The fact that the Lord responds by…
Podcast: What are Your Thoughts on MMA Fighting and Other Violent Sports?
Greg *wrestles* through violence in sports. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0373.mp3
Unpacking Revelation: Is it Literal?
According to many scholars as well as many Christian laypeople, the Jesus we find in the book of Revelation engages in a great deal of violence. This violence reaches a zenith in chapter 19 where we find Jesus going out to make war on a white horse (v. 11). He is dressed in a blood…
Toasted Ham and Nye
So, the big debate between Ken Ham and Bill Nye is history. We didn’t really pay a whole lot of attention to it, and here’s why. In order for there to be a winner in this debate (because of the way it was framed) you had to choose between the false dichotomy of a believing the…