The Wonder of Creation
Being involved in science is a natural outflow of our own human natures and God-given intellect, and Christians in the sciences can be a witness to the world around them.
Wonders of the Cell
Rather than the image of God as engineer or software designer, I prefer the image of God as slow and steady artist, weaving a tapestry of great beauty in all creatures great and small.
Books and Culture Hosts Online Symposium on Adam and Eve
Books & Culture has hosted an online symposium about Karl Giberson’s new book, Saving the Original Sinner. It is well worth reading to get a flavor of the conversation about Adam and Eve among Christian academics today.
Senior Scholar Jeff Schloss Reviews “Faith vs. Fact” by Jerry Coyne in The Washington Post
Jeff Schloss argues that Jerry Coyne’s elevation of “fact” over “faith” is based in a misunderstanding of both science and religion.
BioLogos in the leading journal Nature
"In fostering such dialogue between theologians and scientists who are Christians, BioLogos is forging a middle ground between presentations of science that are antagonistic towards faith and faith that will not accommodate science." -Joshua Swamidass
Series: Atonement and Evolution (12 entries)
The Wax Adam: Historical, Biographical, Archetypal, or Literary?
The history of interpretation of Adam from Genesis to the 1st Century reveals a bold and astonishing diversity in which the authors made of Adam what they needed of Adam.
A “Church Kid” Learns to Integrate Theology and Biology
Everything changed for me when I learned to acknowledge that I was made in the image of Jesus, who was theology and biology integrated.
Series: Genesis: History, Fiction, or Neither? Three Views on the Bible's Earliest Chapters (Excerpts) (3 entries)
This series features excerpts from the newly released book Genesis: History, Fiction, or Neither?: Three Views on the Bible's Earliest Chapters, part of Zondervan’s Counterpoints series in which top scholars present their cases and respond to each other’s presentations.
An Unexpected Adventure: Roger Wiens on Faith, Science, and Mars
Being a scientist in the Christian community, now that’s a little difficult at times. Many Christians have stubbornly resisted understanding the vastness of God’s creation in time and space.
Chance or Necessity in the Origin of Life?
I think the deepest question is "chance vs. necessity" in the origin of life. Not so much whether life was bound to occur...but more the question, "given that life started, was it destined to look the way we find it?"
"Natural" and "Supernatural" are Modern Categories, Not Biblical Ones
When we make distinctions between natural and supernatural activity in Scripture, not only do we push our modern categories into the Bible, but we also limit God’s action.
Patheos Blogger RJS Wrestles with the Meaning of the Old Testament
Patheos blogger RJS completes long series of blogs reviewing the important book "Seriously Dangerous Religion: What the Old Testament Really Says and Why It Matters," and it's a must-read.
Series: "Lost World of Genesis One" Book Club (7 entries)
Companion series to the spring 2015 book club featuring "The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate" by John Walton.
Series: Evolution and Original Sin by Robin Collins (14 entries)
Living Water: How a Remarkable Chemical Shaped the Land and Life of Earth
From geology to biology to research into the origin of life itself, the power of water shows the faithfulness and creativity of our Creator.
R.C. Sproul on Science, Scripture, and the Age of the Universe
"I think we can learn from non-believing scientists who are studying natural revelation. They may get a better sense of the truth from their study of natural revelation than I get from ignoring natural revelation."
Series: I Have a Friend Who Believes Science Disproves Faith (2 entries)
This two-part series is adapted from a sermon originally delivered at Jacksonville Chapel on January 18, 2015. The sermon series of which these posts are derived was, in turn, adapted from a similar series by pastor John Ortberg.
Can Science and Scripture Be Reconciled?
A continuation of our series featuring our new and revised "Common Questions" pages