Emily Ruppel

Emily Ruppel Emily Ruppel is a doctoral student in rhetoric of science at the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to her PhD work, she studied poetry at Bellarmine University in Louisville and science writing at MIT. She has also served as blog editor for The BioLogos Foundation and as Associate Director of Communications for the American Scientific Affiliation.

  • No Place Like Home: An interview with ECF grantee Seung-Hwan Kim

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    No Place Like Home: An interview with ECF grantee Seung-Hwan Kim | Emily Ruppel

    Everyone is so worried about success and that honorable diploma—the people here understand many complex things perfectly—but it’s a long distance from the head to th... Read More >

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  • Not So Dry Bones: An interview with Mary Schweitzer

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    Not So Dry Bones: An interview with Mary Schweitzer | Emily Ruppel

     The more I understand how things work, the bigger God gets. When he was just a magician pulling things out of a hat, that doesn’t even compare to how I see him now! Read More >

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  • The Strange Tension Between Theology and Science

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    The Strange Tension Between Theology and Science | Emily Ruppel

    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... Read More >

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  • An Impossible World

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    An Impossible World | Emily Ruppel

    What if political, social, religious, and scientific groups the world over adopted [a gracious] approach to dialogue and their own desires?  Read More >

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  • Why Science Does Not Disprove God by Amir D. Aczel (Book Review)

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    Why Science Does Not Disprove God by Amir D. Aczel (Book Review) | Emily Ruppel

    "The reason that science cannot disprove the existence of God, in my opinion, is that God, as understood by all human religions, exists outside time and space. God is not part of..." Read More >

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  • New Videos Online from the ECF “Author of Life” Project

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    New Videos Online from the ECF “Author of Life” Project | Emily Ruppel

    When you are in church, do you act and speak differently than when you are in school? Do you compartmentalize what you learn in Biology class from what you learn about on Sunday? ... Read More >

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  • Ham on Nye: Our Take

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    Ham on Nye: Our Take | Emily Ruppel

      So who won? How did it go? Our response to the debate is not a blow-by-blow of the arguments made but rather a series of “big picture” reflections by BioLogos sc... Read More >

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  • The Bible, Evolution, and Grace

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    The Bible, Evolution, and Grace | Emily Ruppel

    If your core value is serving God and you believe that anything but a literal interpretation of the Bible is disobedient to God, you can’t hear any of the scientific arguments..... Read More >

    Going Deeper
  • Meet Jimmy Lin, “Medical and Scientific Doxologist”

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    Meet Jimmy Lin, “Medical and Scientific Doxologist” | Emily Ruppel

    In our current culture, we’re defined by our jobs. I wanted to shift away from that. I didn’t want to be a doctor first and foremost, or a scientist, but one who praises G... Read More >

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  • Genes, Cells, and the Changing Face of Technology, Part 2

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    Genes, Cells, and the Changing Face of Technology, Part 2 | Emily Ruppel

    I just think God gives us our minds and the people we work with, so whatever ideas came out of those relationships, well, in the end, they’re all God’s “ideas.&rdquo... Read More >

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  • Genes, Cells, and the Changing Face of Technology, Part 1

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    Genes, Cells, and the Changing Face of Technology, Part 1 | Emily Ruppel

    God gave us minds, a passion for understanding how things work, and then he put in this world all these fascinating processes, which, if we figured them out, we could do good things. Read More >

    Going Deeper PART 1 of 2