Archive Nota Bene Steven Wedgeworth

Young Earth Creationism Among the Magisterial Reformers

In his Commentary on the 26th Question of the Heidelberg Catechism, Ursinus gives a brief explanation of differing views among the Reformers concerning the age of the Earth. He claims a “common reckoning” of Biblical chronology which allows a conclusion that the world was 5,534 years old. He writes: Lastly, God created the world, not […]

Archive Nota Bene Peter Escalante Sacred Doctrine

Defending Fundamentalism

Michael Brendan Dougherty skewers with precision here the pretensions of Christians who like to claim that Ken Ham and those who agree with him are members of new and different religious species than they are.  It is the other way around; eye-rolling at “fundamentalism” is a mutation acquired adaptively in the environment of disbelief. But […]