Series: The "Cosmogonic" Form of Genesis 1 (2 entries)
Series adapted from the article "The Narrative Form of Genesis 1: Cosmogonic, Yes; Scientific, No”, originally published in 1984 in the Journal of the American Scientific Affiliation (now Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith). It is reprinted with permission. The ideas in this essay are drawn by Hyers’ excellent book The Meaning of Creation: Genesis and Modern Science.
Series: Adam, Eve, and Human Population Genetics (5 entries)
Remembering Jud Carlberg
President Haarsma reflects on the life and legacy of the late Dr. Jud Carlberg, former BioLogos board chairman.
Series: Discussing Origins: BioLogos, Reasons to Believe, and Southern Baptists (4 entries)
What happens when evolutionary creationists, old-earth creationists, and Southern Baptist theologians sit down publicly and talk about origins? At the 2014 meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, these three groups decided to find out. This four-part series is adapted from the three-hour dialogue, entitled “A Conversation on Origins”.
Saturday Science Links: January 24, 2015
The top ten coolest science stories of the last month are featured.
Series: Evolution and Original Sin by Robin Collins (5 entries)
Learning to Say “Maybe”
Creation cannot explain away its creator, it merely tells part of the story of him. The danger comes when we only need God for what we don’t know, and, conversely, we don’t need him in what we do know.
Series: Reviewing “Darwin’s Doubt” (11 entries)
What is a Literal Reading?: Lessons from Gregory of Nyssa and Augustine
A very important way of avoiding a myopic understanding of our own theories and conclusions is to examine how our forebears in the faith understood things.
New Ways To Join the BioLogos Dialogue!
Today, we are unveiling our new comment/discussion system, with many new ways to interact with authors and fellow readers about science and faith.
Series: A Deeper Faith (2 entries)
Saturday Science Links: January 10, 2015
This week’s Saturday Science Links is focused on discoveries in the field of astronomy, written by BioLogos president (and MIT-trained astrophysicist) Deb Haarsma.
Divine Ingenuity and Divine Hiddenness
Divine Hiddenness is the claim that our public evidence is strong enough to make Christian faith reasonable, but not strong enough to make it compelling.
Learning to Celebrate Creation Together
We need safe places in which to raise the complex issues of submitting wholeheartedly to the authority of God’s Word in the Scriptures while wrestling with the important findings and perspectives in the natural sciences.
Series: From the Archives: Miracles and Science (5 entries)
The Top 20 Posts of 2014
From the Ham/Nye debate to "Gungor-gate" to a well-publicized dinner invitation, 2014 was an exciting year for our blog. Check out the 20 most popular posts of the year.
Merry Christmas from BioLogos
A Christmas message from BioLogos President Deborah Haarsma
Newton, Leibniz, and the Role of God in Planetary Orbits
In the early 1700s, Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz famously disagreed about whether God periodically "corrected" the orbits of the planets. Why their disagreement matters for today's debates about God and evolution.
God the Cosmic Gardener
I began to imagine God taking delight in watching the universe slowly unfold and grow, much like my wife and I delight in the slow transformation of seeds into a bountiful harvest.