Jim Virkler

Job’s Epiphany

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 Among the many scriptural creation passages other than Genesis 1-2, the Old Testament book of Job contains a majestic epiphany expressing profound perception, sensitivity, and appreciation…

Abductive Reasoning

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 Evolution’s explanation for life on earth is said to be “good science.” Is this pronouncement sufficient to establish the truth of the tenets of evolution, we…

Mount Improbable

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 Richard Dawkins has achieved fame speculating on the mechanisms of evolution. One of his books a decade ago was “Climbing Mt. Improbable.” The “fact” of evolution…

Experimental, Observational, or Historical?

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 Levels of science investigation are threefold. Science may be classified as experimental, observational, or historical. This sounds simple enough, but public confusion about these terms may…

Cultural Spin Zone

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 Evolutionary theorists have captured not only the hearts of a vast majority of science professionals, but the education and media establishments as well. Consider this: the…

Disparate Views of Evolution

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 Evolutionists cannot understand why so many Americans do not share enthusiasm for their theory. Members of the science profession overwhelmingly support evolution. But public support for…

“It’s Only a Theory”

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 “Evolution is not a fact…it’s only a theory.” How many times have creationist believers said this? Many would be startled to discover deficiencies in that line…

Theistic Intervention

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 We’ve referred to “theistic evolution” as God winding the watch of life, then stepping aside to let it run. This compares to a watchmaker designing a…

It’s a Fact!

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 How many times have you used the expression “It’s a fact”…or “As a matter of fact”… or “In fact”? What did you mean? You probably meant…

Evolution Definitions

By Jim Virkler / September 25, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 Few issues generate as much discussion and posturing as evolution. The term is bandied about relentlessly by many members of the science profession. It is their…