Andy Walsh

Andy Walsh is the Chief Science Officer at Health Monitoring Systems where he develops statistical methods for public health surveillance. He has a PhD in molecular microbiology and immunology from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. He covers science and faith every Wednesday on InterVarsity's Emerging Scholars blog. He finds both easier to talk about with the help of sci-fi stories and squirrel-themed superheroes, as illustrated in his book Faith across the Multiverse.

  • How Cells Help Us Understand the Church

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    How Cells Help Us Understand the Church | Andy Walsh

    The church, rather than the individual Christian, is the unit that expresses the entirety of the Christian “genome.” Read More >

  • 4 Helpful Metaphors for Evolution

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    4 Helpful Metaphors for Evolution | Andy Walsh

    Evolutionary theory can be hard to wrap the mind around. But there are some metaphors that can go a long way toward helping us grasp this complex subject. Read More >

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  • 4 Unhelpful Metaphors for Evolution

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    4 Unhelpful Metaphors for Evolution | Andy Walsh

    Bad metaphors are like using the wrong tool: You feel like you're doing work, but nothing is getting accomplished.  Read More >

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  • X-amining Evolution in the X-Men Universe

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    X-amining Evolution in the X-Men Universe | Andy Walsh

    The villain in the new X-Men film has taken “survival of the fittest” as a personal mandate. Read More >

    Basics