Time: Helping Christians Reconcile God With Science
For many young Christians, the moment they first notice discrepancies in the Biblical tales they've faithfully studied is a rite of passage: e.g., if Adam and Eve were the first humans, and they had two sons ‚ÄĒ where did Cain's wife come from? The revelation that everything in the Bible may not have happened exactly as written can be startling. And when the discovery comes along with scientific evidence of evolution and the actual age of planet Earth, it can prompt a full-blown spiritual crisis.
That's where Francis Collins would like to step in. A renowned geneticist and former director of the Human Genome Project, Collins is also an evangelical Christian who was the keynote speaker at the 2007 National Prayer Breakfast, and he has spent years establishing the compatibility between science and religious belief. And this week he unveiled a new initiative to guide Christians through scientific...
You don‚Äôt ‚Äúreconcile God with science‚ÄĚ but science (falsely so called) needs to be reconciled with God!
If you start with the premise that Genesis is true, there is only one logical answer to the question: ‚ÄúWhere did Cain‚Äôs wife come from?‚ÄĚ
Leave it to ‚ÄúTime‚ÄĚ to present an ungodly viewpoint. That‚Äôs why I cancelled a free year‚Äôs subscription after discovering in my first issue that it presented ‚Äėspecies change‚Äô evolution as fact.