Kevin Twain Lowery
Olivet Nazarene University
Professor of Theology and Philosophy
My Struggle with Evolution
"In the Beginning ..." I will never forget my first grade Sunday school teacher, Miss Cook, a sweet but stern elderly lady at the small-town Methodist church where I was raised. The very first day of class with Miss Cook is still vivid to me. "In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth!" she emphasized with passion, pounding her fist on the table in cadence with the verse as we recited it with her. Miss Cook believed that the place to start was at the beginning, and that was indelibly impressed upon my young mind. I saw the creation story as a foundational part of Christian faith. In…read more.