Natural Theology and the God who Hides Himself

This post and essay represent our first serious foray into the discussion about modern science and Christian theology. At first glance, it would seem to be done in an academic style, replete with formal language and footnotes. But it is not. It is, instead, the personal journey of one of our contributors from listening to those who hold natural theology in high regard to joining with the prophet Isaiah who proclaimed: “Truly you are a God who hides himself.”

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At least the Ten Commandments are God’s revelation, aren’t they? (2)

Ten commandments or twelve commandments? The Ten Commandments are found in Exodus 20:1-17 and Deuteronomy 5:6-21. But in Deuteronomy 27:9-26 Moses gives twelve commandments. The Lord commanded Moses to give these twelve commandments in the covenant with Israel in the land of Moab (Deut. 29:1). These biblical law codes, both the ten commandments and the twelve commandments, date from about 1450 BC. They are similar to other law codes of the ancient Near East. This is not surprising because these ancient communities were generally in contact with one another and developed similar cultures. Read more here.

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