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I thought this was just too cool not to share. My wife and I know Timothy Shouer, age 10, and his family from our church. We’re all in a small group together. Timothy is a smart kid, and he loves dinosaurs. Apparently, he’s also very interested in the evangelical debate…

Editor’s note: Today’s letter comes from a student at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Regarding an earlier post on the theologian Martin Luther’s views of Genesis, he writes: Tyler, I really appreciated your article entitled “If you can read, you can understand Genesis, right?” It stirred some very interesting discussion…

Our most recent post, on a World Magazine contributor’s attempt to “debunk” theistic evolution, sparked such a spirited debate — especially over on Reddit — that I thought it warranted a brief follow-up. And when I say “follow-up,” I mean a CALL TO INTERNET ACTION. That’s right, I’m calling for…

As I’ve noted before, I believe young-earth creationism’s stranglehold on the American church is weakening. We see signs of it everywhere, from the United Methodist Church’s stonewalling of three anti-evolution petitions during its annual meeting last month to the recent or planned conferences promoting mainstream science hosted by Baptist and…