Taking Genesis 1-3 at Face Value: Is it Compatible with Recent Genome Research?

| July 26, 2012

[Addendum 7/27/2012: I hope readers will have a look at the comments on this post when they are done reading the post. There are some good, coherent questions asked. I hope readers will see that these questions only *appear* problematic *since* they are asked from the perspective of the traditional reading of the Genesis 1-2 […]

The Evolution of Adam: Additional Thoughts

| June 2, 2012

A few weeks ago I had offered some thoughts on a review of Peter Ennsí recent book, The Evolution of Adam. Readers recall that the purpose there was to object to some poor thinking maligning Ennsí theological thinking. In the course of that short critique, I also put forth some thoughts of my own about […]

Election, Salvation, Unbelief, and Eternal Security

| January 8, 2011

Here we go. You’ll note by the end that I really don’t care for (or feel the need) to frame these issues they way they are typically framed. Election and Salvation The major point of my previous post on election was that it was not to be understood as synonymous with salvation. Rather, the saved […]

Back to Election

| December 29, 2010

Well, I’m finally over oral surgery, the holidays, and the beating I received this past weekend in the Naked Bible fantasy football league. (And that hurt more than the surgery). Time to get back to election. As indicated in my previous posts on this, I think the common view of election doesn’t work. By common […]

Choosing Election

| December 11, 2010

Okay, it’s a bad pun (are there really any good puns?). I’ve decided that it’s time for the Naked Bible to weigh in on election. I’ve hinted at this a couple of times, but I figure it’s a good way to have 2010 go out with a bang and start the New Year running. (Yes, […]