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)
“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.
Series: Evolution Basics (50 entries)
Written by BioLogos Fellow of Biology Dennis Venema, this series of posts is intended as a basic introduction to the science of evolution for non-specialists.
Series: Reviewing “Darwin’s Doubt” (9 entries)
Origins News Roundup for September 3, 2014
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.
Series: Excerpts from “Evolving: Evangelicals Reflect on Evolution” (13 entries)
Series: Belief in God in a World Explained by Science (3 entries)
Origins News Roundup for July 9, 2014
Religion, Science, and Society
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.
Series: On Creating the Cosmos, by Ted Peters (9 entries)
An Impossible World
Book review: “Why Science Does Not Disprove God” by Amir D. Aczel
Thus, no matter what scientific evidence is amassed to explain the architecture of atoms, or the ways that neurons exchange chemical and electrical signals to create the sensations in our minds, or the manner in which the universe may have been born out of the quantum foam, science cannot disprove the existence of God — any more than a fish can disprove the existence of trees.