Francis Collins

Dr. Francis Collins is a physician and geneticist known for spearheading the Human Genome Project and for his landmark discoveries of disease genes. Collins founded the BioLogos Foundation in November 2007 and served as its president until August 16, 2009, when he resigned to become director of the National Institutes of Health. (Note: All blogs written by Collins were completed before accepting his duty as director of the NIH).

  • Francis Collins and Karl Giberson Talk about Evolution and the Church, Part 6

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    Francis Collins and Karl Giberson Talk about Evolution and the Church, Part 6 | Francis Collins

    How much of this derives from peculiarly Christian concerns and how much arrives from just a general lack of appreciation and respect for science and the scientific community? Read More >

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  • Francis Collins and Karl Giberson Talk about Evolution and the Church, Part 5

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    Francis Collins and Karl Giberson Talk about Evolution and the Church, Part 5 | Francis Collins

    Many young people are sending emails every week in crisis trying to figure out whether, if the church is lying to them about origins, has the church lied to them about the whole thing... Read More >

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  • Francis Collins and Karl Giberson Talk about Evolution and the Church, Part 4

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    Francis Collins and Karl Giberson Talk about Evolution and the Church, Part 4 | Francis Collins

    What do you think of this project that the Discovery Institute has launched, with a laboratory where they want to do genuine scientific research, with their own in-house scientists? Read More >

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  • A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart

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    A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart | Francis Collins

    I recently read some published sermons by the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. The depth and breadth of his eloquent defense of truth and justice are profoundly inspiring. My favorite... Read More >

    Basics
  • Evolution and the Imago Dei

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    Evolution and the Imago Dei | Francis Collins

    As people dedicated to truth, let us resolve to move beyond a theology of defensiveness to a theology that celebrates God's goodness and creative power.  Read More >

    Going Deeper
  • BioLoguration

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    BioLoguration | Francis Collins

    Francis Collins shares what inspired him to create BioLogos.  Read More >

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