Materials: Documents

Creation in the New Testament

When we discuss creation we normally turn to Gen 1 & 2. This article shows that the New Testament contributes a lot to the creation debate and contains fresh insights that supplement the Old Testament understanding of this doctrine.

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

Cremation

Is cremation an acceptable Christian method of dealing with the dead?

Author: 
George W. Reid

Crucial Questions of Interpretation in Genesis 1

The creation account in Genesis 1 raises issues of serious theological and scientific interest. Is the 'earth' in Gen 1:1 the same as the 'earth' in Gen 1:2? What is the deep that was covered with darkness, and how should we understand the relation between the light in Gen 1:3 and the subsequent creation of the heavenly bodies in Gen 1:14ff? Did the Bible writers really believe that the firmament was a solid vault? These issues are discussed in this article.

Author: 
Randall W. Younker

Current Events: Recent Resurgence of Catholicism

Recent developments in the religious world point to the resurgence of Catholicism.

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Darwinian Apologetics: Big Questions, Inadequate Answers

Darwinism is commonly presented as if it is supported by abundant empirical evidence while evidence is lacking that life resulted from a process involving more than natural laws and chance. Although denied by Ayala design in nature is well supported by evidence and while belief in the creation does not provide all the answers, it does provide some very good ones.

Author: 
Timothy G. Standish

Day of Atonement — Does Hebrews 9:12-13 Point to?

This brief article explores the words used in connection with sacrifice and how they are used in Hebrews.

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

Dealing With “Discrepancies” in the Bible

How should we deal with alleged discrepancies in the Bible? Here is a short discussion on some issues to be considered before one draws any firm conclusions on such matters.

Author: 
Kwabena Donkor

Death Penalty: An Opinion

Upon request the BRI Ethics Committee has issued an opinion on the question if capital punishment should be promoted in Adventist churches.

Author: 
BRI Committee

Death—The Last Enemy

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

Did Jesus Emanate from the Father?

This article looks at John's statements that Jesus came forth from God the Father and investigates how they have to be understood. This has implications for the doctrines of Christ's divinity and the Trinity.

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

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