Category Archives: Science and faith

The Infinite Complexity of Cells/Is Following Jesus a “Politic”?

Two essential reads from this morning’s mail: Excerpt — The Infinite Complexity of Cells Is Following Jesus a “Politic?”

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Fine-Tuning for High-Tech Civilization

Astronomer Hugh Ross of Reasons to Believe (reasons.org), of whom much is heard in these pages, has long emphasized that all of natural history prior to mankind was fine-tuned to prepare the cosmos not for mankind simply, but for mankind … Continue reading

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Toward an Epistemology of Love

N. T. Wright, Loving to Know: The 2019 Erasmus Lecture (First Things Magazine, February 2020, pp. 25-34.)   To transcend the divided field of knowledge – the antitheses between fact and value, objective and subjective, reason and faith, science and … Continue reading

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Genesis as Allegory

This is the fourth in a series on the old earth/young earth controversy. Paul in Galatians 4:21-31 refers to the birth of Isaac to Sarah and of Ishmael to Hagar (Genesis 16), as an allegory.  Some have appealed to this … Continue reading

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Genesis: Four Views

I recently read Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design (Kindle edition; J. B. Stump, ed.; Zondervan 2017, contributions by Ken Ham, Hugh Ross, Deborah Haarsma, and Stephen C. Meyer).  I will be posting my ruminations about it from … Continue reading

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“And There was Evening and There was Morning”

(Third in a series on the old-earth/young earth controversy.) I am reading Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design (2017), a sort of symposium presenting an interchange among Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis for young-earth creationism (YEC), Hugh Ross of Reasons … Continue reading

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Are the Laws of the Universe “Inevitable”?

https://evolutionnews.org/2019/12/are-the-laws-of-the-universe-inevitable/    

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John C. Lennox on the Age of the Earth

(Second in a series on the old-earth/young earth controversy.) John Carson Lennox is a British mathematician, a philosopher of science and a Christian apologist.  He is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford and an Emeritus Fellow in … Continue reading

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CREATIONISM: YOUNG EARTH OR OLD EARTH?

A Live Series The question of the age of the Earth is a touchy one.  Expressing an opinion on the topic is likely to attract dismissiveness, derision, and sometimes even charges of heresy. In addition to being a very controversial … Continue reading

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The fine-tuning just got finer

Here is a link to the latest from Reasons to Believe (reasons.org). Some scientists have maintained that the water habitable zone[1] is wide because even if a planet is farther from its star, more carbon dioxide can keep the planet … Continue reading

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