Reconciling Science and the Bible

Does the Bible harmonize with scientific truths about the natural world? Is it accurate when it mentions matters of science? Doesn't the Bible conflict with established scientific facts, like creation vs. evolution or the age of the earth? Doesn't the Bible contain scientific impossibilities like a global flood, resurrection, and converting water into wine?

Science and Christianity?

Interactions between science and Christianity are often mistakenly described under the heading “Science and the Bible.” Little progress can be made, however, until one realizes that such a comparison results from a confusion of categories.

Presuppositional Apologetics

Presuppositional apologetics is the apologetic system that defends Christianity from the departure point of certain basic presuppositions. The apologist presupposes the truth of Christianity and then reasons from that point.

Moral Argument for God

Most arguments for the existence of God, such as the cosmological argument and teleological argument, are from the ancient world. The ontological argument comes from medieval times. But the moral argument has modern ancestry, emanating from the works of Immanuel Kant.

Does the Bible Support a Just War?

While the Bible doesn’t approve of war for every cause, and while it encourages peace with all persons (Rm 12:18), it nonetheless indicates that peace and justice sometimes require war (Mt 24:6). This is made clear from many considerations.

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