Anyway, my good friend and rhetorical sparring partner Adam made some comments to my last post about the Bible and homosexuality that I wanted to address in a more public way because I talk a lot about science on this blog, particularly about how we as Christians do, could or should respond to it.
First, I’m a fan of science. I think it’s cool, and I wish I knew more about it. Second, if you read this blog for any length of time, you know that I’m working through rethinking my faith in light of some pretty significant changes in how I view the world. I grew up with the biblicist propaganda of A Beka Press curriculum (Update: This link is better), and the further away I get from its views of science and history – which was a rejection of anything that did not fit a religiously and politically fundamentalist worldview – the more comfortable I feel. It’s your job as an active reader and commenter to make sure I don’t get too far away from A Beka’s more admirable dedication to the truth of Scripture (even if they went about defending it in a horribly false way).
With that said, here’s what Adam had to say:
[I]t seems like science is being used to create an absolute position from which ones theology should always agree. …