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Can We Believe Genesis Today

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Paperback, 192 pages
Published August 1st 2008 by InterVarsity Press
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Paul Bruggink
Nov 02, 2012 Paul Bruggink rated it really liked it
Ernest Lucas is one of a small group of people with earned doctorates in science and theology. His book is a refreshingly readable summary of the current state of interpretation of science and interpretation of Genesis. First published in 1989 as "Genesis Today," it has been updated and expanded in the current (third) edition. It is a good summary of the scholarship up to around year 2000.

The book covers Genesis 1-11, including the two creation accounts, the Fall, the Flood, and the Tower of Bab
Nov 28, 2009 L.S. rated it liked it
Shelves: 2009, apologetics, science
Science is the brainchild of Christianity and that is why science has limitations: values, meaning can be addressed only by the realm of morality and religion. So the world can be de-sacralized and studied and because it is a Creation of God it can be investigated and understood by experiment and observation. God is a rational being, personal and faithfull. Science cannot explain everything it explores God's Creation. The author thinks that the current crisis in science is due to the loss of Chr ...more
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Jan 04, 2016 Daniel Wright rated it liked it
Lucas is a scientist with a significant amount of biblical education. He approaches his subject with a great deal of delicacy and generosity, while laying out his own views carefully, arguing them thoroughly to produce something of an underrated volume.
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Ernest Lucas has an MA in Chemistry from Oxford University and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Kent. He did post-doctoral work in biochemistry in the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and Oxford University before studying Theology at Oxford. After being ordained as a Baptist Minister he was minister of Baptist churches in Durham City and Liverpool. He obt
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