Monthly Archives: February 2009

Latter-day Biblical Literalism (Part II) Guest Post by David H. Bailey

Science It should be abundantly clear that the Bible was never intended to be a rigorous scientific treatise in our modern sense.  Talmage, for instance, wrote, “The opening chapters of Genesis, and scriptures related thereto, were never intended as a … Continue reading

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Latter-day Biblical Literalism (Part I) Guest Post by David H. Bailey

Introduction The eighth Article of Faith of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reads (in its current form) “We believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it is translated correctly; we also believe … Continue reading

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SL Tribune explores Evolution and Faith

This Saturday’s Salt Lake Tribune is devoted to Evolution and Faith. Check out Peggy Stack’s article on LDS biologist Dan Fairbanks in particular. I also found this letter from American Christian Clergy interesting

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The Depth of Darwin

Job and his buddies have been trying to figure out how God works in the world. Job is being tried, well, like Job. His friends insist he must of have done something wrong. Job says no,

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Charles Darwin Bicentennial Week at BYU

For those of you who live close enough to BYU, come join us for Charles Darwin Bicentennial Week at BYU 1809-2009. It is the 200th anniversary of his birth and the 150 anniversary of the publication of The Origin of … Continue reading

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