Science and Theology: Questioning the “Two-State Solution”
Theology needs science, but science needs theology; there can be no two-state solution.
Series: Fundamentalists, Modernists, and Evolution (5 entries)
A Biologist's Perspective
Responses to David Barash on God and Evolution in the Classroom
The Tradition of Wisdom for Today: a Relational Theology of Science
Communication, Love, And Faith: A “Sayonara” from former BioLogos Web Editor Emily Ruppel (Part 1)
Series: Reviewing “Darwin’s Doubt” (9 entries)
Origins News Roundup for September 3, 2014
Series: Excerpts from “Evolving: Evangelicals Reflect on Evolution” (13 entries)
Series: Belief in God in a World Explained by Science (3 entries)
Evolution Basics: At the Frontiers of Evolution, Part 2: Abiogenesis and the Question of Naturalism
Origins News Roundup for July 9, 2014
Religion, Science, and Society
Conflicts occur when people argue one worldview against another. They may be arguing Atheism versus Monotheism, then pull out science as a weapon saying, "science proves I'm right because of this or that..." In my view, science is rather more limited than this. Science has a lot of interesting resonances with the big questions, and can inform them, but I don’t believe it can answer them.
Origins News Round-Up for May 28, 2014
This weeks in Origins news: studies of a skeleton uncovered in 2007 provide clues about rapid human evolution in the Americas, our climate and Christian stewardship, a few BioLogos folks give interviews, and some cool links to miscellaneous finds.
Interview with Ronald Osborn
We must press beyond the various creation narratives in the Hebrew Bible, including the final chapters of Job, to the picture of God revealed in the New Testament—the Creator who does not rationally explain away the scandal of suffering but who instead enters into it.
Origins News Roundup for May 14, 2014
This week in our Origins News Roundup: News of new nucleobases, the future of synthetic biology, and some healthy dialogue and critique of certain aspects of modern science.
Series: Creation, Evolution, and the Over-Active Imagination (2 entries)
The Strange Tension Between Theology and Science
The problem comes when materialism, claiming the authority of science, denies the possibility of all other types of knowledge — reducing human beings to a bag of chemicals and all their hopes and loves to the firing of neurons. Or when religion exceeds its bounds and declares the Earth to be 6,000 years old. In both cases, the besetting sin is the same: the arrogant exclusive claim to know reality.