TABLE OF CONTENTS  
  TOPIC GROUPINGS: Page
  Introduction to Models on Science & Religion 1-14
  Intelligent Design to Galileo Affair 15-24
  Biblical Flood to Darwin's Religious Beliefs 35-41
  Genesis 1-11 42-50
  Modern Origins Debate 51-61
  Greek & Hebrew Languages 62-70
  Hermeneutical Principles 71-89
  INDIVIDUAL PAGES:  
  Introduction     Page
  Origins Dichotomy 1
  Categories & Principles      
  Church History 1
  Definitions of the Terms Catholic & Evangelical 1
  Categories of Divine Revelation 2
  The Two Divine Books Model 2
  Bible Overview 3
  Categories of Divine Action 3
  10 Commandments & 2 Commandments of Jesus 4
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  Epistemological Categories 6
  The 3-Tier Universe 6
  Hermeneutical Horizons: The Text & the Reader 7
  Categories of Biblical Statements 8
  Categories of Biblical Concordism 9
  Re-Categorize the Origins Debate 9
  What Is Religion?      
  Religious (Metaphysical) Beliefs: Summary 10
  Interpreting Larson & Witham (1997) 10
  What Is Science?      
  Babylonian Cuneiform Numbers 11
  Sumerian King Lists Before the Flood 11
  Genesis 5: Hebrew Patriarchs Before the Flood 12
  Matthew 1 & Luke 3: Genealogies of Jesus 12
  Models on Science & Religion      
  Martin Luther’s Geocentric Universe 13
  Retrograde Planetary Motion 13
  Natural Revelation & Intelligent Design      
  Metaphysics & the Big Bang 14
  The Bacterial Flagellum 14
  The Interpenetrative Model of Science & Religion 14
  Evidence for Fine Tuning of the Universe 15
  Evidence for Design of Galaxy/Sun/Earth 16
  Evolutionary Convergences Index A 17
  Evolutionary Convergences Index B 18
  The Ontological Parameter of Intelligent Design 19
  The Epistemological Parameter of Intelligent Design 19
  Interpretations of ID: Dawkins & ID Theory 20
  Interpretations of ID: Lamoureux 21
  Astronomy & the Galileo Affair     Page
  Plato’s Geocentric Universe 22
  Aristotle’s Geocentric Universe 22
  Ptolemy & “Wandering Stars” 23
  Retrograde Planetary Motion 23
  Copernicus’ Heliocentric Universe 24
  The Phases of Venus 24
  Geology & the Biblical Flood      
  Landing Sites of Noah’s Ark 25
  James Hutton & the Principle of Uniformitarianism 25
  Shark Teeth & Jaw 26
  The Geological Column 26
  James Dana & the Day-Age Theory 26
  Summary: History of Geology & Noah’s Flood 27
  Mesopotamian Flood Plain 28
  Flood Accounts across the World 28
  Biblical & Mesopotamian Flood Accounts 29
  Gilgamesh Flood Account 30 to 32
  Problems in the Biblical Flood Account 33
  Gen 6-9: Verse Distribution of J & P Sources 34
  Reassembled Jahwist (J) Flood Account 35
  Jahwist Stylistic Features, Terms & Phrases 36
  Reassembled Priestly (P) Flood Account 37 to 38
  Priestly Stylistic Features, Terms & Phrases 39
  Biblical Flood & Message-Incident Principle 40
  Evolution & Darwin's Religious Beliefs      
  Darwin’s HMS Beagle Voyage (1831-1836) 40
  Darwin’s 1879 Letter to J Fordyce 41
  Genesis 1-11: Biblical Accounts of Origins      
  Gen 1-11 & the Message-Incident Principle 42
  Gen 11-12 Beginning of Real History “Boundary” 42
  Origins of Gen 1-11 43
  Translations of Gen 1:1-3 44
  Gen 1: Creation Account Parallel Panels 45
  Gen 4: Non-Hebrew Patriarchs 45
  Gen 5: Hebrew Patriarchs BEFORE the Flood 46
  Gen 11: Hebrew Patriarchs AFTER the Flood 46
  Sumerian Kings BEFORE the Flood 46
  Sumerian Kings AFTER the Flood 46
  Gen 6-9: Priestly Flood Account Chiasm 47
  Gen 10: Table of ANE Nations 47
  Gen 10: Verse Distribution of J & P Sources 48
  Priestly Table of Nations 48
  Jahwist Table of Nations 49
  Linguistic Evolution: ANE Semitic Languages 50
  Priestly Genealogical Framework 50
  Modern Origins Debate      
  Categories on Origin of the Universe & Life 51
  Fossil Predictions & Fossil Record 52
  Progressive Creation: Daae’s Day-Age 53
  Failure of Scientific Concordism thru Scripture 54
  Failure of Historical Concordism in Gen 1-11 54
  Lamoureux's Coming to Terms with Evolution 1 55
  Lamoureux's Coming to Terms with Evolution 2 56
  Lamoureux's Coming to Terms with Evolution 3 57
  Human Origins & Metaphysics-Physics Principle 59
  Human Origins & Spiritual Realities 59
  Human Origins & Embryology-Evolution Analogy 60
  Human Origins & Message-Incident Principle 60
  Human Origins & the Apostle Paul 61
  Greek & Hebrew Languages      
  Greek Alphabet & Christian Fish 62
  Hebrew Consonants & Vowels 63
  Hebrew Word Structure 64
  Gematria 65
  Genesis 1:1  Greek & Hebrew 66
  Genesis 1:6-8  2nd Day of Creation Greek 67
  Psalm 19:1b  Greek 67
  Genesis 1:6-8  2nd Day of Creation Hebrew 68
  Psalm 19:1b  Hebrew 68
  Greek & Hebrew Vocabulary: 1st Half of Course 69
  Greek & Hebrew Vocabulary: 2nd Half of Course 70
  Hermeneutical Principles Page
  1. Literalism 71
  2. Literary Genre 71
  3. Accommodation 72
  4. Textual Criticism 73
  5. Dynamic Equivalent Translation 73-74
  6. Biblical Sufficiency & Reader Proficiency 74
  7. Implicit Scientific Concepts 74-75
  8. Scope of Cognitive Competence 75-76
  9. Historical Criticism 76
  10. Authorial Intentionality 77
  11. The Baconian Hermeneutic 78
  12. St. Augustine’s Pastoral Perspective 79
  13. Ancient Phenomenological Perspective 79
  The 3-Tier Universe  
  13-A. The Earth 79-82
  13-B. The Heavens: Sun & Firmament 82-83
  13-C. The Heavens: Heavenly Sea 83
  Water Canopy & Vapour Theories 84
  13-D. The Heavens: Upper & Lower 85-86
  14. Attribution of Divine Action in Origins 87
  15. Ancient Phenomenological Perspective:  
  The Living Organisms 87
  16. Science & Scripture:  
  "Conservative" vs. "Liberal" Interpretations 88
  17. Biblical Inerrancy:  
  Toward an Incarntional Model 88-89
  18. St. Augustine's Warning to Christians  
  Regarding Science & Religion 89
© Denis O. Lamoureux
Last revised 30 August 2016