The Competencies and Limitations of Science
Science provides humans with a powerful way of understanding creation and harnessing it for the common good.
Series: Saturday Science Links (29 entries)
The biggest science stories of the week are reviewed.
Series: Reading God’s Two Books: Early American Perspectives (8 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.
Series: ECF Conference Plenary Lectures (2 entries)
This series features the plenary lectures from the Evolution and Christian Faith conference in Grand Rapids, MI, held from June 20 to July 2, 2015.
Time and Eternity: A Christological Perspective
The Incarnation reveals an intelligible world in which the scientist can be at home, a world where concepts like goodness, truth, beauty, justice, and love have real and abiding meaning.
The Perils and Promise of Preaching the God of Two Books
“A vast number of congregational leaders know that when they deal with evolution, they are also dealing with job security.”- Joel Hunter
Series: Adam, Eve, and Human Population Genetics (18 entries)
The Evolution of a Preacher’s Kid
Francis Collins' story and reasoning opened my mind to something new: I didn’t have to build a wall around my faith to keep science from tearing it down.
My Trip to the Creation Museum
The Creation Museum demonstrates that the ministry of Answers of Genesis is not first and foremost about Genesis—it’s about Answers.
The Wonder of Creation
Being involved in science is a natural outflow of our own human natures and God-given intellect, and Christians in the sciences can be a witness to the world around them.
Wonders of the Cell
Rather than the image of God as engineer or software designer, I prefer the image of God as slow and steady artist, weaving a tapestry of great beauty in all creatures great and small.
On Being Wrong in Science
I had to go through the wrong hypothesis before finding that reality was more interesting. The wrong idea led to a right result in the lab, making for a better story in the end.
Books and Culture Hosts Online Symposium on Adam and Eve
Books & Culture has hosted an online symposium about Karl Giberson’s new book, Saving the Original Sinner. It is well worth reading to get a flavor of the conversation about Adam and Eve among Christian academics today.
Conflicts ≠ CONFLICT: My Last Word on Cornelius Hunter’s Misunderstanding of the History of Science and Religion
Cornelius Hunter’s charge that BioLogos promotes the Warfare Thesis of science and religion is rooted in a misunderstanding of what historians have actually said about that idea.
Senior Scholar Jeff Schloss Reviews “Faith vs. Fact” by Jerry Coyne in The Washington Post
Jeff Schloss argues that Jerry Coyne’s elevation of “fact” over “faith” is based in a misunderstanding of both science and religion.
Here’s What’s Not Going on with BioLogos
Cornelius Hunter’s claim that BioLogos advances the “Warfare Thesis” between science and religion is wholly unfounded.
Alex Berezow and Stephen Meyer talk about God and Evolution on the Michael Medved Show
"I believe that demonstrating the existence of intelligent agency with the tools of science is impossible." - Alex Berezow
BioLogos in the leading journal Nature
"In fostering such dialogue between theologians and scientists who are Christians, BioLogos is forging a middle ground between presentations of science that are antagonistic towards faith and faith that will not accommodate science." -Joshua Swamidass
Creation and Evolution “Research Programs” (And Why It’s So Hard to Change Perspectives)
The idea of “research programs” helps explain why it’s so hard for people of different origins perspectives to understand each other, and even harder to change positions.