Re: [asa] materials for home schooling--strong recommendation

From: David Opderbeck <>
Date: Thu Oct 18 2007 - 13:38:33 EDT

I want to second Ted's endorsement -- I picked up these materials a few
months ago as my kids were beginning to cover some of these issues in their
public school science courses.

Loren and Deb's new book on "Origins" also is excellent, BTW.

On 10/18/07, Ted Davis <> wrote:
> Loren and Deb Haarsma, two Calvin faculty (physics & astronomy,
> respectively) have extensive experience speaking and teaching about
> science
> and Christian faith to a variety of audiences and in a variety of venues.
> Their hard work is now partly available on the web, but also now in a new
> book from Faith Alive Christian Resources (Grand Rapids, 2007). The
> attractive cover proclaims the title, "Origins: A Reformed Look at
> Creation,
> Design, & Evolution." Here is further information:
> We have several times on the ASA list talked about the lack of helpful
> materials that would be good for Christian schools and home schooling
> families, on issues of science & faith. We now have, IMO, the best answer
> for that problem--though I also continue to recommend the various
> publications of Michael Poole, which are almost impossible easily to
> obtain
> on this side of the pond.
> In a word, this book is splendid. Get yourself a copy, get a few more to
> give to families who want something more thoughtful than the usual YEC
> stuff, and pat yourself on the back every time you give one away. It's
> that
> good.
> With much appreciation to Deb & Loren, for all of the hard work and for
> the
> courage to be faithful to both science and Christian beliefs,
> Ted
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