The Creationist Debate: The Encounter Between the Bible and the Historical Mind

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A&C Black, 15 aug. 2006 - 228 pagini
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This book places the present Creationist opposition to the theory of evolution in historical context by setting out the ways in which, from the seventeenth century onwards, investigations of the history of the earth and of humanity have challenged the biblical views of chronology and human destiny, and the Christian responses to these challenges. The author's interest is not primarily directed to questions such as the epistemological status of scientific versus religious knowledge or the possibility of a Darwinian ethics, but rather to the problems, and various responses to the problems, raised in a particular historical period in the West for the Bible by the massive extension of the duration of geological time and human history.

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McCalla (philosophy/religious studies, Mount Saint Vincent Univ., Halifax, Canada) has engaged many colleagues and students in a measured, broad-based, and critical analysis of evolution and ... Citește recenzia completă

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McCalla (philosophy/religious studies, Mount Saint Vincent Univ., Halifax, Canada) has engaged many colleagues and students in a measured, broad-based, and critical analysis of evolution and ... Citește recenzia completă

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Chapter
14
Chapter 3
28
Chapter 12
40
THE BIRTH OF DEEP TIME
55
CREATIONS FINAL LAW
68
Chapter 7
84
Chapter 8
101
Chapter 9
122
Chapter 11
153
YOUNGEARTH CREATIONISM
167
Chapter 13
181
Epilogue
199
Notes
201
Bibliography
215
Index
224
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Chapter 10
138

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Arthur McCalla is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy/Religious Studies at Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Canada.

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