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Evolutionary Creation

4.20  ·  Rating details ·  30 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Description: In this provocative book, evolutionist and evangelical Christian Denis O. Lamoureux proposes an approach to origins that moves beyond the ""evolution-versus-creation"" debate. Arguing for an intimate relationship between the Book of God's Words and the Book of God's Works, he presents evolutionary creation--a position that asserts that the Father, Son, and Hol ...more
Paperback, 493 pages
Published June 15th 2008 by Wipf & Stock Publishers (first published June 2008)
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Paul Bruggink
Nov 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I naively thought that this book was going to be an expansion of the author's paper "Evolutionary Creation" (available on the Internet), but it turned out to be much more than that.

Denis Lamoureux is Associate Professor of Science and Religion at St. Joseph's College, University of Alberta, has doctoral degrees in dentistry, theology and biology, and is an evangelical Christian.

He has written one of the best (and probably the most provocative) books yet on the compatibility of science and the Bi
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Steve Douglas
Jan 09, 2011 rated it really liked it
I have long maintained that we cannot hope for a broad acceptance of evolution among evangelicals until the heavy theological questions are acknowledged and a plausible approach to the theological quandaries evolution creates are sketched out -- followed by rather than in reaction to an explanation of the science behind it. This is what Denis Lamoureux aspires to do in Evolutionary Creation.

This book bears the name of Lamoureux's recommended term for exclusively non-interventionist "theistic evo
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Autumn Kotsiuba
Sep 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: nonfiction
Would we rather be proven right or find the truth?

Many Christians attack evolution--not because it goes against the Bible, but because it goes what THEY THINK the Bible says. In reality, scientific concordism fails every time (and, in many cases, so does historical concordism). A teleological evolutionary creationist view, when paired with a genre- and literarily-accurate reading of Genesis 1-11, best displays the work of God, and best explains the existence of a soul, the part that sets us apa
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David
Aug 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing
The seminal work on the subject.
Jean-michel Pigeon
Feb 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
Bonne synthèse d'une approche théiste-évolutionniste
Thomas
May 21, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: theology, science
Review forthcoming...
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