Behind the Kavanaugh nomination battle lie crucial issues of science, sex, and biblical interpretation

Behind the Kavanaugh nomination battle lie crucial issues of science, sex, and biblical interpretation   The headlines may be all about the frenzied political furore over the next Supreme Court Justice, but the backstory runs far deeper.  The pivotal question, of course, is how the original founding documents should be interpreted—strictly or dynamically?  Should judicial…

Sex and the Trouble with Clades

Sex and the Trouble with Clades The Case Against Ancestor-Based Groupings   When it comes to clades, a particular category of sayings comes to mind which includes such questions as “chicken or egg?” and “nature or nurture?”  Not to suggest that those classic questions are grouped together because they arose from a single common origin,…

Sex, Science, and Faith

Sex, Science, and Faith A Needless Capitulation   Evolution vs. Creation?  Not anymore.  As part of a postmodern, “Whatever” generation unfazed by contradictory premises, most Christians today happily assimilate evolution-laced PBS documentaries with their personal faith in God as Creator.  Might it be possible (if they consciously ask at all) that God used evolution as…