Series: ECF Conference Plenary Lectures (2 entries)
This series features the plenary lectures from the Evolution and Christian Faith conference in Grand Rapids, MI, held from June 20 to July 2, 2015.
"I believe that demonstrating the existence of intelligent agency with the tools of science is impossible." - Alex Berezow
The idea of “research programs” helps explain why it’s so hard for people of different origins perspectives to understand each other, and even harder to change positions.
In a recent book review published in Christian Century, BioLogos content manager Jim Stump endeavors to reclaim the word “design.”
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 recent NPR radio segment wins the prize for the most counter-productive example of science/faith journalism in recent memory.
We, both in the church and in broader society, need to think carefully together about how new technology should be used, even as we give thanks for the fruitfulness of modern science, medicine, and technology.
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.
Recently, the PBS show "Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly" featured a new program to help seminary students better understand science.
If you have ever struggled to communicate with friend or family member about evolutionary creationism, or simply how science and faith mutually enrich each other, this lecture is an amazing reference.
Companion series to the spring 2015 book club featuring "The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate" by John Walton.
"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."
Francis Collins, BioLogos founder and current director of the National Institutes of Health, was profiled in the latest issue of National Geographic magazine. The profile, titled “Man of Science—and Faith”, included a short interview with Collins about how his faith impacts his scientific work, and his belief in the harmony between science and Christian faith.
We should strive to be fully integrated coherent human beings and, as Christians, perhaps more than any other people, we should be wanting that. I think that’s something that our faith insists of us.