Mere distortion

Evolution | Co-opting C.S. Lewis, promoting evolution
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/24/18, 12:06 pm

The title and subtitle of Greg Cootsona’s Mere Science and Christian Faith: Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults (IVP, 2018) suggests his two chief ways of selling Darwinism to Christians: C.S. Lewis (who should have trademarked “mere”) was for it, and evangelicals should make their peace with Darwinism for the sake of the children who will otherwise abandon the gospel.

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Fuller Theological Seminary announces campus move

by Leigh Jones
Posted 5/24/18, 11:42 am

Fuller Theological Seminary announced this week it will put its Pasadena, Calif., campus up for sale ahead of a planned move to Pomona, Calif., by 2021. The relocation will allow the school to build a modern campus in a less expensive area with lower living costs, putting “a Fuller education in reach of more people,” acting Provost Mari Clements told the Los Angeles Times.

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Patterson leaving seminary presidency

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/23/18, 11:16 am

Trustees of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, are shuffling Paige Patterson from the role of president to president emeritus following calls for his removal over how he counseled a domestic violence victim. The board of trustees announced the move Wednesday, saying they met for 13 hours to discuss the leadership change. As president emeritus, Patterson will receive compensation and an on-campus residence, according to the board’s statement.

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