Our understanding of the first chapters of Genesis has implications for the way we understand the rest of Scripture. And very real, practical matters are caught up in how we answer this question. What is a human being? What is God? How should we think about caring for the natural world? How should we treat our neighbour? How should we treat our dinner? Our starting point has a great deal to say about where we end up.
The Meaning of Evolution
Evolution is a worldview which affects how we think about every area: pyschology, human morality, history and literature. Joe Boot discusses how the popular form of this idea arose and how it stands at odds with a biblical understanding of the world.
Christianity and Science
The third installment of the material originally delivered at Belleville Worldview Conference, May 26, 2012. Joe Boot discusses the foundational beliefs and commitments required for a coherent understanding of science and scientific knowledge.
The Revelation of God in Creation
The creative act of God recorded in Genesis lays out the literal meaning for the rest of the Bible. In the Christian worldview, creation and redemption stand in an absolute historical continuum together. A proper understanding of God's revelation in creation requires a proper understanding of his Word which interprets the world.
Origins and Destiny
If the events of the past are not directed by a personal God, then history is meaningless.