Saturday Science Links: January 31, 2015
Series: Discussing Origins: BioLogos, Reasons to Believe, and Southern Baptists (4 entries)
What happens when evolutionary creationists, old-earth creationists, and Southern Baptist theologians sit down publicly and talk about origins? At the 2014 meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, these three groups decided to find out. This four-part series is adapted from the three-hour dialogue, entitled “A Conversation on Origins”.
Saturday Science Links: January 24, 2015
The top ten coolest science stories of the last month are featured.
Series: Reviewing “Darwin’s Doubt” (11 entries)
New Ways To Join the BioLogos Dialogue!
Today, we are unveiling our new comment/discussion system, with many new ways to interact with authors and fellow readers about science and faith.
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.
From the Archives: Speciation and Macroevolution
A common challenge to evolutionary theory is that while life does indeed change over time (what is known as microevolution), no one has ever seen one species evolve into another species (macroevolution).
Should Christians Trust Scientific Experts?
Because reliance upon experts cannot be eliminated, the central question for Christians today is not “should I believe scientific experts?” but “which scientific experts should I believe?”
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.
A Seat at the Table: BioLogos at Evangelical Theological Society 2014
Our time at the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society showed that there is a hunger to a better conversation about science and evangelical Christianity.
Saturday Science Links: November 15, 2014
Conflicts, collisions, and comets are the theme in this week's Saturday Science Links.
Saturday Science Links: November 8, 2014
In this week's edition, learn about amphibious dinosaurs, frozen bison mummies, and hummingbird combat.
Ch. 8- 10: Exploring Options, Examining Evidence
The prevailing evangelical view that evolution is in competition with the biblical account of creation sets up students to encounter a false dichotomy, where they feel they must choose between science or their faith.
Pope Francis on Evolution, Creation, and Magic
Pope Francis is reiterating a basic claim in Catholic Christianity: If one acknowledges that God creates by giving creatures not only their existence but also their natures, one can reconcile an evolutionary worldview with the Christian faith.
From The Archives: Where are the Transitional Fossils?
From the archives: A common argument leveled against the theory of evolution is that scientists have not been able to produce transitional fossils that show the change of one species into another. In this podcast, we address a common misconception about what transitional fossils actually are.
Saturday Science Links: October 25, 2014
In science news this week, read about magical nose cells, 45,000 year old thigh bones, and the weirdest looking dinosaur ever.
God Decides, We Measure
The former chair of the Harvard University physics department muses on how faith gives meaning to his scientific work.