Daily Archives: 19/10/2012

Liberal evangelicals and theistic evolutionists – where the conflict really lies (1)

Alvin Plantinga has cited this quote from Langdon Gilkey more than once in connection with divine action: … [C]ontemporary theology does not expect, nor does it speak of, wondrous divine events on the surface of natural and historical life. The causal nexus in space and time which the Enlightenment science and philosophy introduced into the Western mind … is also assumed by modern theologians and scholars; since they participate in the modern world of science both intellectually and existentially, they can scarcely do anything else. Now this assumption of a causal order among phenomenal events, and therefore of the authority of the scientific interpretation of observable events, makes a great … Continue reading

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