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.
Theology needs science, but science needs theology; there can be no two-state solution.
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.
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.
“The lack of a nuanced and public dialogue about how science can inform and deepen faith…is problematic for those who, like me, hold to the conviction that science and religion are not just compatible — they’re soul mates,” says outgoing BioLogos Web Editor Emily Ruppel.
All of science’s discoveries are undergirded by beliefs about the true, good, and beautiful, which makes it all the more tragic when scientists claim to have risen above the search for these things.
This week in origins news is a rousing medley of articles about science and faith, from multiple angles. Some classics on science, religion, and the classroom along with some probing into where atheists come from, new resources from John Polkinghorne, and an off-the-beaten-path blog post.
God could have created a fertile planet miraculously in an instant, but when we look carefully at the physical evidence, it appears that the earth has a longer history as part of the universe.