Evangelical: What’s in a Name?

January 23, 2018 ...

For both of these contemporary opinions, there are some admittedly good reasons. Yet stepping back for a longer view historically and a wider view internationally opens up another possibility: Maybe the scholars are too fussy, and the pundits too shortsighted. More Than Right Wing In the media’s obsession with partisan politics, evangelicals are the white …

History of Science and Christianity

March 20, 2015 ...

Middle Ages (500-1500) Thomas Aquinas taught that God was separate from the world and that experience was necessary to discover what God had done in creation. The idea of “God’s Two Books” (i.e., knowledge from Scripture and knowledge about the physical world come from God and cannot be contradictory) took root. The Reformation Period (1517-1648) …