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Gravity All Around

The awe of science … and a pastor’s take on the Big Story. Two years ago, after a major upgrade LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, came back online and immediately detected gravity waves emanating from the collapse of of … Continue reading

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A World From Dust

In popular imagination, even the imagination of of many trained in technical fields, evolution is a messy, chaotic, highly contingent and random process. Mark Whorton in Peril in Paradise comments that while he finds the evidence for an old earth … Continue reading

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A Conversation About Genesis

We’ve been looking at the question of beginnings from the perspective of the early church fathers using Peter Bouteneff’s book. The post Tuesday concentrated on Basil – and his Hexaemeron.  But it is also useful to listen to what contemporary … Continue reading

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belief … the modern case

Francis Collins, in the brief stretch between stints as head of the Human Genome Project at NIH and, now, Director of NIH, put together a book, Belief: Readings on the Reason for Faith, an anthology of readings he finds helpful … Continue reading

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belief…

I had the opportunity last November to be part of a group of Christians who met in New York to discuss the issues of science and Christian faith. The statement posted last Thursday came from the discussions at that meeting. … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Creation 10

We’ve been working through Denis O. Lamoureux’s book Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution – a book that describes a way to move beyond the creation and evolutions debates. In Chapter 8 Dr. Lamoureux’s describes a Christian approach to … Continue reading

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Being Human 3

In my last post on Being Human After Darwin I commented on Francisco Ayala’s essay on the characteristics that make us human. The suggestion is that our “humanness” is not at its root reducible to chemistry, physics, or even biology. … Continue reading

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