Snake in the Grass?

For some Christians part of their difficulty in accepting evolution is that in evolution death and violence occur in creation before the appearance of  humans and what Christians call “the Fall”. In some classical accounts of the Fall  the pre fall world is a place without death and without suffering. Death enters the world because of and as […]

“Just a Theory”

“Just a theory”. That’s what people sometimes say in discussions about evolution. “Just a theory”, as if evolution is an idea some mischievous scientists thought up at happy hour.  When people use the word theory in casual conversation, they can mean almost any sort of explaination about anything no matter how speculative. We can have a theory about  […]