Category Archives: Science and Faith

Understanding Origins

This last week I received a new book from IVP Academic: Understanding Scientific Theories of Origins. This book is the joint effort of five Wheaton professors and grew out of a course they’ve been team teaching for two decades or … Continue reading

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The Light of the World

The Apostles’ Creed has more to say about Jesus than God, the Holy Spirit, or anything else. I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth. I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord. He … Continue reading

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Playing God?

Elaine Ecklund and Christopher Scheitle (Religion vs. Science: What Religious People Really Think) asked religious Americans about their impressions of scientific technology. On many issues (for example, social media technology), most Americans religious or not have similar opinions. The concerns … Continue reading

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Math + Theology = ?

What does math have to do with theology? Andy Walsh, Faith Across the Multiverse, makes some interesting connections. The logic of mathematics can help us think more clearly about theology. In Chapter 1 (the second chapter since he starts with … Continue reading

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A Short History of Purpose in Biology

Denis Alexander in his new book Is There Purpose in Biology starts with an outline of the history of thinking about Purpose and purpose in biology in the West and Middle East. Capital P Purpose is a metaphysical concept relating … Continue reading

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Conflict or Coherence Revisited

What is the difference between a dead dog and a dead chemistry professor lying in the middle of the road? I’ve been at the American Chemical Society meeting in Boston all week – so there have been plenty of chemistry … Continue reading

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Babel Fish Needed?

I recently received a copy of a new book courtesy of the author and publisher, Faith Across the Multiverse by Andy Walsh. This book is not your typical science and faith book, but it should prove an interesting read as … Continue reading

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