Wise Christians reject Creationism

Peddling and Scaling God and Darwin

The German theologian Wolfhart Pannenburg has just died. For the past forty years he has been one of the most constructive theologians.

Mea Culpa. This was not from a book but an interview with an American Theologian Thomas Oard entitled  Confessions of a Trinitarian Evolutionist.  http://www.metanexus.net/essay/confessions-trinitarian-evolutionist  (Thanks to Glenn Branch of NCSE for correstion!!)

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Here he exhibits both a right understanding of Genesis on creation and an excellent feel for evolutionary science.

I love the thought of Darwin not thinking that animals sprang form the earth, which is what John Milton said in Paradise Lost;

The tawny lion,pawing to get free                                                                                                            His hinder parts, then springs as broke from bonds

However this crude picture is how many have envisaged the creation of animals and in 1861 John Colenso said we are groaning under the burden of Milton’s mythology. Sadly Creationists still  are as they put forward their absurd ideas and…

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