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Evolution and Christianity in Latin America: Context, History and Challenge

Dialogue about science and faith looks completely different in Latin America as compared to English-speaking countries. The reasons may surprise you.

 

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?

 

Series: BioLogos Basics (8 entries)

So what is BioLogos? Well it all began with a scientist and a book.

 

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.

 

Series: Atonement and Evolution (12 entries)

 

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.

 

From the Archives: Evolution as a Scientific Theory

In common English usage, “theory” means something like “guess” or “hunch”. In science, however, a theory is an idea that has stood the test of time.

 

What is Evolution?

The word evolution can be used in many ways, but in biology, it means descent with modification. In other words, small modifications occur at the genetic level (i.e. in DNA) when a new generation descends from its parents. Over many generations these modifications can result in significant differences from the ancestral population.

 

Did Newton’s God Vanish with the “Gaps” in His Science?

In none of these cases was Newton inserting God into a “gap” into our knowledge that science would someday fill. Rather, his prior belief in God helped him arrive at attitudes and ideas that have unquestionably advanced our understanding of nature.

 

Is Science-Religion Conflict Always a Bad Thing? Some Augustinian Considerations

Historian Peter Harrison argues that harmony between faith and science is not as simple as it seems, and some versions of "harmony" can do damage to the Christian faith.

 

Discovering the Beauty of God’s Evolving Creation: My Story

A college student raised as a young-earth creationist shares his story of coming to understand and appreciate God's evolving creation.

 

The Changing Face of Evolutionary Theory?

Is evolution driven mainly by random genetic variation, or are there other factors at play? Michael Burdett reviews the scientific debate.

 

The Power of Friendship in Origins Discussions

If we want people to accept that evangelical Christianity and evolution can co-exist, then it will only happen in the context of relationships.

 

What makes BioLogos different from Evolutionism, Creationism, and Intelligent Design?

A short guide to where BioLogos fits in the origins debate.

 
 

Series: Adam, Eve, and Human Population Genetics (15 entries)

 

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.

 

From the Archives: Speciation and Macroevolution

A common challenge to evolutionary theory is that while life does indeed change over time (what is known as microevolution), no one has ever seen one species evolve into another species (macroevolution).

 

Should Christians Trust Scientific Experts?

Because reliance upon experts cannot be eliminated, the central question for Christians today is not “should I believe scientific experts?” but “which scientific experts should I believe?”

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