I remember having an exchange with Tom about the meaning of his last name, which seems to correspond to the Biblical place name Beth El, meaning “House of God.”
Douglas Ell’s concept is a dialogue between Doubt and Reason, who sass each other merrily.
Phillips draws a helpful parallel between intolerant leftism, in command in our culture now, and the evolutionism that similarly will tolerate no challenges.
There’s no doubt that the confrontation with Darwinian evolution in the 19th century stole much of the confidence of traditional faith leaders.
When science headlines tendentiously try to manipulate readers in order to slam the Bible, that’s fair game for us.