Book of Nature Archive

What About Trying to Find Contemporary Scientific Paradigms in Scriptural Passages?

Attempts to read scientific paradigms into scriptural passages have given Christianity one black eye after another. More often than not, a serious misunderstanding of the art and science of biblical interpretation is at the root of the problem. First, churchmen once taught that the earth was stationary on the basis of Psalm 93:1—“The world is […]

Did God Create His Handiwork with the Appearance of Age?

It is frequently argued that God created the universe and all it entails with the appearance of age. Does this notion correspond to the reality of Scripture and science? First, we should note that the Bible doesn’t answer the age question. Some creationists suggest that God created Adam with the appearance of age. In reality, […]

What Is the Book of Nature?

When I refer to the book of nature*, people invariably wonder where they might get a copy. Thus, the question: What in the world is the book of nature? First, the book of nature is a reference to general revelation. Special revelation reveals what God did to reconcile the world to himself (the Bible). General […]

Creation: Chronos vs. Kairos

Hank addresses a caller who asks about the order of creation in Genesis. Hank shares with the caller that the purpose of the

Is there a gospel in the stars?

Over the years I have observed an alarming trend toward what I call “magic apologetics.” In place of an emphasis on such great apologetic verities as the creation of the cosmos, the resurrection of Christ, and the inspiration of Scripture, we are being bombarded with host of apologetic pretenders. One of the more curious brands […]