Series: Saturday Science Links (27 entries)
The biggest science stories of the week are reviewed.
Science Versus God in Tennessee: Has Anything Really Changed?
Ninety years is a long time, and so much has changed all over the world. But have the cultural perceptions about science and religion changed since the Scopes Trial in 1925?
In a recent book review published in Christian Century, BioLogos content manager Jim Stump endeavors to reclaim the word “design.”
Series: BioLogos Basics (8 entries)
So what is BioLogos? Well it all began with a scientist and a book.
Series: Adam, Eve, and Human Population Genetics (15 entries)
Response to Jim Stump’s Resignation from Bethel College
We would like to see Christian colleges encouraging their scholars to engage the scientific evidence that humans evolved, and acknowledge that this can be done without letting go of biblical authority.
Series: Reading God’s Two Books: Early American Perspectives (7 entries)
American thinking about religion and science before the Civil War was substantially informed by the powerful “concordist” metaphor of God as the “author” of two “books,” nature and Scripture, which ultimately must agree.
Ecclesiastes, Education, and the Pursuit of Meaning
If you read Ecclesiastes carefully, Solomon is not saying that knowledge and learning are bad; he’s saying they’re incomplete.
Neanderthals, humans and interbreeding: old bones, new evidence
For Evangelicals interested in the evolutionary history of our species, the results of a new study are a “smoking gun” for human/Neanderthal interbreeding.
Why God Works Slowly
Like a master craftsman, the God who creates over billions of years is not in a hurry. Meticulous care goes into every creative action.
Addressing Our Poverty of Perspective
I am growing in my appreciation for a diversity of ears to hear Scripture and a diversity of cultures to interpret God's call on our lives.
Series: Responding to "Laudato Si'" by Pope Francis (4 entries)
Pope Francis's June 2015 encyclical has stirred international conversation on how science and faith come together on the question of ecology and climate change. This short series features several responses from friends of BioLogos, including world-renowned Christian climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe. The series concludes with closing thoughts by BioLogos content manager Jim Stump.
Science Drove Me Away From Faith (And Helped Bring Me Back)
As I investigate my newfound faith alongside my scientific knowledge, the Lord continues to reveal to me that scientific findings and the use of the scientific method are very good, just as his Word is also good.
Hominin Evolutionary Patterns in the Early to Middle Pliocene: How Many Forms Are There?
These finds open up a new horizon of research into the earliest hominins and how they lived. They also provide us with even more clues in our ongoing search for the last common ancestor.
Why the Church Needs Multiple Theories of Original Sin (Part 2)
It is precisely this theological concern – for the goodness of God – that motivates some Christians to favor competing theories about how and when sin entered the world.
Is the Fall like the Atonement? Is There Room for Multiple Theories about the Origin of Sin?
There may be room for multiple scenarios about how sin originates in time, but not for multiple theories about whether sin originates in time.
The Wax Adam: Historical, Biographical, Archetypal, or Literary?
The history of interpretation of Adam from Genesis to the 1st Century reveals a bold and astonishing diversity in which the authors made of Adam what they needed of Adam.
A “Church Kid” Learns to Integrate Theology and Biology
Everything changed for me when I learned to acknowledge that I was made in the image of Jesus, who was theology and biology integrated.
Series: Genesis: History, Fiction, or Neither? Three Views on the Bible's Earliest Chapters (Excerpts) (3 entries)
This series features excerpts from the newly released book Genesis: History, Fiction, or Neither?: Three Views on the Bible's Earliest Chapters, part of Zondervan’s Counterpoints series in which top scholars present their cases and respond to each other’s presentations.