Panda’s Thumb: ‘SDAs are split over evolution’

By Sean Pitman On a rather notorious pro-evolution website, “Panda’s Thumb”, there is an interesting blog presented by mainstream professors who were asked to speak at both La Sierra University and Pacific Union College. Here is what they had to say about their experience at our universities: “Seventh-Day Adventists Split Over Evolution?“ Regarding La Sierra…

An apology to PUC

The following letter was sent to PUC president, Dr. Heather Knight, Nov. 9, 2010. Dear Dr. Knight, We apologize for allowing Dr. Ness’s lecture to be posted on EducateTruth.com without apparent warning. When we approached the issue at La Sierra, it was after a great deal of behind-the-scenes effort. The same was not true for…

PUC responds

PUC Affirms Creation Julie Z. Lee In response to a recent post by a website accusing a Pacific Union College biology professor of teaching ideas contrary to Adventist beliefs, President Heather J. Knight affirmed PUC’s commitment to the Bible as the inspired word of God and the belief of God as our Creator. “The biology…

PUC Professor: The Noachian Flood was just a local flood?

By Educate Truth On October 28, 2010, Dr. Bryan Ness, a biology professor at Pacific Union College since 1989, gave a lecture to a class of theology majors during a colloquium.  Throughout his lecture Dr. Ness presents numerous challenges from mainstream science for the worldwide nature of the Noachian Flood (seeming to favor a local…