Monthly Archives: May 2010

Is Free Will Anti-Science?

Anthony R. Cashmore, Robert I. Williams Professor of Biology at the University of Pennsylvania wrote his inaugural article following election to the National Academy of Science on The Lucretian swerve: The biological basis of human behavior and the criminal justice … Continue reading

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God on the Quad?

We are looking at the recent book by Elaine Howard Ecklund Science vs. Religion: What Scientists Really Think. The earlier installments are here: first, second, and third. The book relates various ideas about science and religion that emerged from her … Continue reading

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Does Ph.D.–> Atheism?

Yesterday afternoon a fellow using the name of “joe” left an interesting comment on one of posts: “Read the God Delusion you ignorant fools.” The idea, it seems, is that anyone who thinks, who cares to look at the evidence, … Continue reading

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What Do Scientists Really Think? 2

We are looking at the recent book by Elaine Howard Ecklund Science vs Religion: What Scientists Really Think. The first installment is here. In chapter 5 Ecklund considers how religion is dealt with by professors in the University. Issues of … Continue reading

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Truth By Show of Hands?

I haven’t linked to BioLogos lately – but they’ve had a number of good posts recently. Karl Giberson put up a thought provoking post this week worth some conversation, Would You Like Fries With That Theory? In this essay he … Continue reading

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What Do Scientists Really Think? 1

Today I am a lab rat – the little white kind, running through a maze, dissected for examination… Elaine Howard Ecklund a sociologist at Rice University, with a husband on the faculty in Physics, has published a book Science vs … Continue reading

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Telling Our Story – The Story of Jesus

This last week I (RJS not Scot) have spent my commute listening to the audio from the Wheaton Theology Conference: Jesus, Paul and the People of God: A Theological Dialogue with N.T. Wright. This is fascinating stuff – I recommend … Continue reading

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Wright, Hays, and History as Apologetic

This last week I (RJS – not Scot) have spent my commute listening to the audio from the Wheaton Theology Conference: Jesus, Paul and the People of God: A Theological Dialogue with N.T. Wright. This is fascinating stuff – I … Continue reading

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