What is BioLogos?
Is God the Creator?
What about the Bible?
How did God create the ingredients for life?
How old is the earth?
How does evolution work? Part 1
How does evolution work? Part 2
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1. What Is BioLogos?
1. What is BioLogos?
- BioLoguration – The first blog post by Francis Collins, announcing the launch of the BioLogos website.
- Our Beliefs – Our mission, values, Christian beliefs, and other information about the organization.
- Our History – More about the founding and development of the BioLogos Foundation.
- Resource Finder – The tool for finding other resources on our site by type and tag, or using the search box for author and date.
2. Is God the Creator?
- An Enriched Creation and An Unfolding Creation – Two short video clips from our feature length documentary, From the Dust.
- Creation? Which Creation? – Thomas Burnett gives an overview of a book by William P. Brown, The Seven Pillars of Creation, which details the seven different creation accounts in the Bible.
- Maker of Heaven and Earth – Audio of a sermon by Pastor David Swaim, discussing our belief of God as the “Maker of heaven and earth”.
- Recovering the Doctrine of Creation – Wheaton professor Robert Bishop gives a substantial series of blog posts on the doctrine of creation.
- On Creating the Cosmos – In this blog post, our Fellow Ted Davis introduces the work of Ted Peters, including an excerpt where Peters begins to lay out his theology of creation.
3. What about the Bible?
- What do you mean by literal? – A short video featuring Bible scholar NT Wright.
- Scripture Interpretation – A section in our Common Questions which gives answers to questions about interpreting Genesis and the Bible in general.
- Genesis Through Ancient Eyes – Audio of a talk on Genesis 1-3 with PowerPoint slides by Wheaton College professor John Walton.
- Pre-Modern Readings of Genesis 1, by Duke Divinity School professor Sujin Pak, and The Genesis of Everything, by John Dickson, the director of the Centre for Public Christianity in Australia, are blog series about the history of interpreting Genesis.
- Science and the Bible – BioLogos Fellow Ted Davis gives a comprehensive overview of various positions taken by Christians.
4. How did God create the ingredients for life?
- Fine tuning: A Deeper Story – A video interviewing several scholars on the strengths and limitations of the fine tuning argument.
- What is “fine-tuning”? – From our Common Questions page.
- The Modern Creation Story – An adaptation from Karl Giberson and Francis Collins, The Language of Science and Faith which gives more detail to the science of creation.
- Fine-tuning and the Fruitful Universe – Audio and transcript from part of a John Polkinghorne lecture on fine tuning. See also Ted Davis’s series on Polkinghorne.
- Science as an Instrument of Worship – In this blog series, astronomer Jennifer Wiseman explains why the study of the universe can lead Christ’s followers into meaningful worship.
- Deep Resonance – Philosopher Michael L. Peterson writes a 6-part series on the compatibility of Christian theology with the theory of evolution. Part 4 especially focuses on fine tuning and the “Anthropic potentiality” we find in the universe.
5. How old is the earth?
- How do we know the earth is old? An infographic presenting quick overviews of dating methods.
- How are the Ages of the Earth and Universe Calculated? From our Common Questions page.
- It’s an Old World After All– A two-part series presenting information on dating methods via pictures and audio.
- When Appearances are Deceiving– A blog post by Pastor Scott Hoezee confronting the claim that perhaps God made the earth and universe to look older than it really is.
- Radiometric Dating– A detailed resource from the ASA website on radiometric dating (and other dating methods) by Roger Wiens of the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
- Biblical and Scientific Shortcomings of Flood Geology– A four-part blog series by Gregg Davidson and Ken Wolgemuth describing the timescale represented by geological features of the earth, and why Noah’s Flood cannot be used to discount these.
6. How Evolution Works, Part 1
- Evolution: What we Know and What we Don't, A video of BioLogos Senior Scholar Jeff Schloss briefly reflecting on what we mean by "evolution."
- Misconceptions about Evolution, A short blog series that addresses common misrepresentations of what scientists mean by the theory of evolution.
- Speciation and Macroevolution, A 15 minute audio-and-slides overview of some of the evidence for speciation that is relevant to the examples in this video.
- The Basics of Heritable Variation, Part 1 and Part 2, by BioLogos Fellow Dennis Venema, gives the basics of how offspring differ from their parents. And of course there is his massive course-length series, Evolution Basics.
- Finally, consider the blog post Evolution and the Imago Dei in which BioLogos founder, Francis Collins, reflects on the reality of evolution in the context of biblical faith.
7. How Evolution Works, Part 2
- Evidence for Evolution. Two posts in this blog series give further details about whale evolution from the perspectives of DNA and comparative anatomy.
- Understanding Evolution: Theory, Prediction, and Converging Lines of Evidence. This blog series by Fellow Dennis Venema uses whale evolution as the example to explain evolution.
- What is Evolution?. Our common question entry on the topic, with many more resources.
- Common Ancestry. In this short video clip, Denis Alexander explains how he understands human common ancestry with other life forms as "very good".
- Does Science Disprove Faith? Video of a sermon by John Ortberg, which addresses science in general, but also evolution in particular.
- Finally, consider several blog posts from 2012 by our former Senior Fellow of Arts and Humanities, Mark Sprinkle. These are artistic representations of whales, including a poem, a sculpture, and a song.
- What is the Genetic Evidence for Evolution?. This "Common Question" page gives three more examples of the genetic evidence that supports and confirms common ancestry.
- Evolution Basics: From Primate to Human, Part 1. This entry from Dennis Venema's massive series "Evolution Basics" begins a mini-series on how genes give us a powerful new line of evidence for human evolution.
- Evolution Basics: Genomes as Ancient Texts.. Another entry from Dennis Venema's series "Evolution Basics", this post lays out the basics of how to understand evolution through the lens of the genome.
- Francis Collins and Karl Giberson Talk about Evolution and the Church, Part 2.. BioLogos founder Francis Collins discusses why genetic evidence is an even more compelling proof of evolution than fossil evidence.
- Evolution and the Imago Dei.. In one of his most poignant articles on BioLogos, Francis Collins argues that the discoveries of modern science—and modern genetics in particular—give us reason to praise God, rather than denying the evidence.