Discipleship: An Introduc on to Systema c Theology

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is a distor?on of space and ?me. Ma er tells space how to curve, and space tells ma er how to move. However, at low speeds,. General rela?vity becomes Newton's gravita?on. 2. The Cosmological Principle: The distribu?on of ma er in the universe is homogeneous and isotropic. Roughly 6 hydrogen atoms per cubic meter.

Discipleship: An Introduc3on to Systema3c Theology and Apologe3cs The Doctrines of Crea0on: The Heights Church March 20, 2016

What is the Doctrine of Crea3on? Cri$que of Pure Reason •  Possibly the most impac0ul philosophical book of all 4me. •  Kant set out to save science from Hume’s work and in retrospect unwi>ngly found a [email protected] way to corrupt it. •  Kant divided the world into two realms: 1.  Phenomenal: the empirical observable by the senses. 2.  Noumenal: things not directly observable like the essence of something, the self, and God. •  Kant hypothesized an un-crossable wall separa4ng the two realms. Thus it is impossible to be sure if God exists or is the creator of the universe.

What is the Doctrine of Crea3on? Cri$que of Pure Reason •  There are three problems with Kant’s hypothesis: 1.  It contradicts Romans 1:18-20. Indeed it is a double truth conundrum of faith versus supposed reason. If Kant is correct Paul is wrong and Scripture is not inerrant. BUT if Paul is correct, then Kant is wrong. For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible [email protected], namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the crea4on of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse. Romans 1:18-20

What is the Doctrine of Crea3on? Cri$que of Pure Reason •  There are three problems with Kant’s hypothesis: 2. Kant has set the stage for evolu4on by declaring his hypothesis to be true when the proof by rigorous empirical evidence is impossible. This would ul4mately result in the short lived, though not dead, Logical Posi4vism that states something is true only if it can be shown to be true empirically. 3. God’s [email protected], especially omnipotence, trumps the possibility of an unmovable object or an un-crossable wall.

What is the Doctrine of Crea3on? Origin of the Species ( published in 1859) •  [email protected] for general not scien4fic readers between 1839 and 1844 •  Not a new idea (Erasmus Darwin) The three premises in Origin of the Species 1.  Each individual in a species is different 2.  All living creatures tend to produce more offspring than the environment can support 3.  The fi@est individual in an environment survives to pass on it genes.

What is the Doctrine of Crea3on? Origin of the Species ( published in 1859) •  By 1880 evolu4on was accepted by the scien4fic community but natural selec4on was not thought to be the primary force. •  Taxonomy by 1883 was based upon morphology using the assump4on that evolu4on was true. •  Between 1880-1900 theis4c evolu4on or one step major muta4on was thought to be the process. •  The use of species in the 4tle is oben missed since in the 1900’s the idea of the origin of orders or higher classifica4on arises.

What is the Doctrine of Crea3on? Basic Taxonomy 1.  Kingdom: Animal 2.  Phylum: Chordata 3.  Class: (fish, amphibian, rep4les, birds, mammals) 4.  Order: (carnivores, primates, rodents, even/odd toed ungulates, etc.) 5.  Family: (canines, felines, bears, raccoons, weasels, etc.) 6.  Genus: (Foxes, dogs, wolves, coyotes, jackals) 7.  Species: (red fox, ar4c fox etc.)

What is the Big Bang? The classical concep4on of the Big Bang explana4on for the beginning of the universe is that about 13.77 billion years ago a singular event (unknown origin and cause) occurred. •  12 to 14 billion years ago, the por4on of the universe we can see today was only a few millimeters across. It has since expanded from this hot dense state into the vast and much cooler cosmos we currently inhabit. •  We can see remnants of this hot dense [email protected] as the now very cold cosmic microwave background radia4on which s4ll pervades the universe and is visible to microwave detectors as a uniform glow across the en4re sky.

What is the Doctrine of Crea3on? 1905 Einstein published four papers: 1.  Photoelectric effect 2.  Brownian mo4on 3.  Special Rela4vity: At very high speeds near the speed of light 4me, mass, and length are modified by α= √⁠𝟏−𝒗² /c² Where c = speed of light in a vacuum = 186,000 miles/second In a rapidly moving frame of reference 4me (clock 4cs) and mass are divided by α and length is mul4plied by α. 4. There is an equivalence of mass and energy such that E=mc²

What is the Big Bang? The Big Bang is the prevailing theore4cal concep4on of the universe based upon two early 20th century ideas. 1.  Einstein's theory of general rela4vity. Gravita4on is not a force of [email protected] between centers of mass as Newton taught. Gravita4on is a distor4on of space and 4me. [email protected] tells space how to curve, and space tells [email protected] how to move. However, at low speeds, General rela4vity becomes Newton’s gravita4on. 2.  The Cosmological Principle: The distribu4on of [email protected] in the universe is homogeneous and isotropic. Roughly 6 hydrogen atoms per cubic meter.

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What is the Big Bang? Source: 2014 NASA Publica3on

•  The Big Bang did not occur at a single point in space as an

"explosion." It is [email protected] thought of as the simultaneous appearance of space everywhere in the universe. •  By defini4on, the universe encompasses all of space and 4me as we know it, so it is beyond the realm of the Big Bang model to postulate what the universe is expanding into. •  It is beyond the realm of the Big Bang Model to say what gave rise to the Big Bang. There are a number of specula4ve theories about this topic, but none of them make realis4cally testable predic4ons as of yet.

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