Re: A case for Christianity that does use ID or YEC arguments

From: William Hamilton <whamilton51@comcast.net>
Date: Fri Jan 30 2004 - 21:48:56 EST

 From what I have read so far -- I'm about halfway through -- I would
highly recommend Keith Miller's Book,
"Perspectives on an evolving creation"
On Friday, January 30, 2004, at 01:28 PM, douglas.hayworth@perbio.com
wrote:

> Dear list friends,
>
> I have a friend whose brother has attacked him for his Christian
> belief,
> chastising him for teaching his home-schooled children from a Christian
> perspective, which includes the doctrine of Creation. In defense, my
> friend has tried to use intelligent design arguments to show that
> evolution
> does not have all the answers such that it makes belief in God
> obsolete. I
> have worked hard to persuade my friend not to use the ID apologetic (I
> sent
> him one of Van Till's articles as well as the chapter on properly
> interpreting Genesis 1 from Charles Hummel's _Galileo Connection_). I
> could also send him Keith Miller's new book.
>
> However, I would like to find for him a good layperson-accessible
> article
> or book that he can use to defend theism and Christianity against his
> brother's evolution-and-science-make-belief-in-God obsolete rhetoric.
> I
> was wondering if any one can suggest a good, non-ID, stand-alone
> article or
> book written for this apologetic purpose (to a materialist/scientism
> audience). The classic "Mere Christianity" and even "Evidence that
> Demands
> a Verdict", although useful in their own contexts, don't address this
> audience very well.
>
> Sincerely,
> Douglas
>
>
>
Bill Hamilton Rochester, MI 248 652 4148
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