Saturday Science Links: January 24, 2015
The top ten coolest science stories of the last month are featured.
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.
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.
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.
The Inspiration of Scripture and the Historical/Ideal View of Original Sin
Part 3 of the series "Evolution and Original Sin, by Robin Collins"
What Does it Mean to be “Pro-Science”? (and Why it Matters for Space Exploration)
Evangelicals are skeptical of space exploration—but can pastors change this from the pulpit?
Saturday Science Links: December 6, 2014
Many of this week's science links happen at the wondrous intersection of mystery and discovery.
Evolution in the Holy Land
All creation is the doings of God’s hands, no matter how he did it. When I look at a painting, I can connect somehow with the painter, and the same goes with the universe and God.
The “One Thing” Behind the Genesis Debate
The one thing on which the entire Genesis debate hinges is whether we acknowledge the role played by hermeneutics.
Saturday Science Links: November 8, 2014
In this week's edition, learn about amphibious dinosaurs, frozen bison mummies, and hummingbird combat.
Saturday Science Links: October 25, 2014
God Decides, We Measure
The former chair of the Harvard University physics department muses on how faith gives meaning to his scientific work.
The Genesis Rock
The story of the Genesis Rock reminds us of how biblical and scientific accounts, despite their different purviews and purposes, remain inexorably linked in our understanding of origins.
Series: Evolution Basics (50 entries)
Series: Reviewing "Surprised by Scripture" by N.T. Wright (3 entries)
Series: “Origins” Book Club (6 entries)
The Tradition of Wisdom for Today: a Relational Theology of Science
If discussions of science and religion sometimes get bogged down in Genesis, perhaps that is because they have not made the preparatory journey through the rich material of the Wisdom books.
Origins News Round-up for September 30, 2014
Are black holes in trouble? Could life have come from space? What do we know about the religious lives of Indian scientists? Find the answers to these questions and more.
On Being Right or Wrong
“We should be slow to accuse another of discarding the authority of Scripture, and therefore denouncing them, just because they interpret Scripture differently than we do.”