• Death and Rebirth: The Role of Extinction in Evolution

    | Dennis Venema
    Blog Post
    Death and Rebirth: The Role of Extinction in Evolution | Dennis Venema

    As the most recent Southern Baptist Voices exchange makes clear, many Christians also focus on the role of death in evolution—something that can be a stumbling block. Read More >

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  • Understanding Earth

    | BioLogos Editorial Team
    Blog Post
    Understanding Earth | BioLogos Editorial Team

    When we read Genesis 1.1:  we picture the origin of the atmosphere, space, solar systems, and galaxies. But in Genesis 1 "earth" does not mean the planet Earth.   Read More >

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  • A Moderate Reformed Doctrine of Original Sin

    Oliver Crisp
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    A Moderate Reformed Doctrine of Original Sin Oliver Crisp

    "I shall present a moderate Reformed doctrine of original sin. This does not include a doctrine of original guilt (i.e. that I am guilty of someone else's sin). Also, it is a doctrine... Read More >

  • The Story of an Evolving Creationist

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    The Story of an Evolving Creationist

    Growing up in the Independent Fundamentalist Baptist movement, Daniel never knew that Christians disagreed about Genesis and science. Read More >

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  • Adam’s Dream

    | Mark Sprinkle
    Blog Post
    Adam’s Dream | Mark Sprinkle

        While the specific “how” of our being made into the image of God will probably always remain a mystery, the Bible and creeds are clear on the “why&... Read More >

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  • Vern Poythress Responds to John Walton

    | Vern Poythress
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    Vern Poythress Responds to John Walton | Vern Poythress

    Vern Poythress Responds to John Walton: "Dr. Walton thinks that I have misunderstood him. After reading his response, I regret to say that I believe he has not understood me."   Read More >

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  • Science as an Instrument of Worship

    | Jennifer Wiseman
    Scholarly Article
    Science as an Instrument of Worship | Jennifer Wiseman

    NASA astronomer Jennifer Wiseman asserts that studying creation can show us the nature of God; science can inform us of what we need to do as stewards of God's creation; understanding... Read More >

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  • Announcing BioLogos Theology Fellows for 2016

    | Jim Stump
    Blog Post
    Announcing BioLogos Theology Fellows for 2016 | Jim Stump

    We are excited to announce our BioLogos Theology Fellows for 2016.  Each will write a series of blog posts exploring topics at the intersection of theology and evolution. Read More >

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  • Adam is Israel

    | Pete Enns
    Blog Post
    Adam is Israel | Pete Enns

        It helps us look at the Adam story from an angle that might be new to some readers here: Adam is the beginning of Israel, not humanity. Read More >

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  • Exploring Evolution through Conversations in the Church

    | Joanne Salcido
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    Exploring Evolution through Conversations in the Church | Joanne Salcido

    If God created through a gradual, evolutionary process, how does that square with the conviction that the world is not an accident, and that our existence is an expected result? Read More >

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  • Reading Nature and Reading Scripture

    | Daniel Harrell
    Blog Post
    Reading Nature and Reading Scripture | Daniel Harrell

    As interpretive human endeavors, science (which interprets nature) and theology (which interprets Scripture) are unavoidably limited and prone to error. Read More >

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  • Vision for Change: Evolution & Christian Faith Grants Program

    | Kathryn Applegate
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    Vision for Change: Evolution & Christian Faith Grants Program | Kathryn Applegate

    We at BioLogos are convinced that the Bible is the Word of God and that God has created through a gradual, evolutionary process, but we don’t have all of the answers.  &nb... Read More >

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  • Is Science “Awe”some for Christians?

    | Jeff Hardin
    Blog Post
    Is Science “Awe”some for Christians? | Jeff Hardin

    A recent study seems to suggest that watching nature videos reaffirms viewers’ belief in God at the expense of science. But does it? Read More >

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  • Accommodationism in the Religion-Science Debate: Why It’s Incomplete

    | Michael Ruse
    Blog Post
    Accommodationism in the Religion-Science Debate: Why It’s Incomplete | Michael Ruse

        There is always a little venom to spare for the so-called "accommodationists," these being folk who think that one might possibly be onside with science and yet be r... Read More >

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  • For the Love of the World: John Stott and His Passion for Creation

    | Corey Widmer
    Blog Post
    For the Love of the World: John Stott and His Passion for Creation | Corey Widmer

    Some criticized John for his theistic evolutionary position and even his appreciation for Darwin. But Stott saw no contradiction between his own commitment to the authority of... Read More >

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  • Visions of Ordinary

    | Jill Carattini
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    Visions of Ordinary | Jill Carattini

    In this sense, the psalmist and prophets and ancient storytellers are indeed all struggling artists, closing the infinite distance between the grandeur of God and an ordinary humanity... Read More >

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  • The Aesthetic Brain (Book Review)

    | Aaron Sathyanesan
    Blog Post
    The Aesthetic Brain (Book Review) | Aaron Sathyanesan

    The neuroscience of the pretty, the profound, and the pleasurable. Read More >

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  • Forgetting and Remembering

    | Luci Shaw
    Blog Post
    Forgetting and Remembering | Luci Shaw

        Because I am a poet, I’ve been involved all my life in paying attention to the details of what I see, hear, smell, taste, and feel, then clothing those observa... Read More >

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  • Reading Genesis 1 Through Ancient (Not Modern) Eyes

    | John Walton
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    Reading Genesis 1 Through Ancient (Not Modern) Eyes | John Walton

    In the ancient world people were inclined to be much more interested in issues like order, functions, roles and general operations than in the material stuff of the physical world. Read More >

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  • What Americans Think and Feel about Evolution

    | Deborah Haarsma
    Blog Post
    What Americans Think and Feel about Evolution | Deborah Haarsma

    Surveys find that only 8% of Americans are convinced creationists and only 4% are convinced atheistic evolutionists. The vast majority of Americans are not sure of their position. &n... Read More >

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  • Miracles and Science: The Long Shadow of David Hume

    | Ard Louis
    Scholarly Article
    Miracles and Science: The Long Shadow of David Hume | Ard Louis

    In this paper, physicist Ard Louis, a "scientist who believes in the miracles of the Bible", looks at the implications science has on the acceptance of miracles. Read More >

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  • New Youth Ministry Resource Center

    | Chris Stump
    Blog Post
    New Youth Ministry Resource Center | Chris Stump

    We want to equip youth ministers with the resources to responsibly and faithfully address issues of faith and science for their students.  Read More >

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  • Form and Content

    | Sørina Higgins
    Blog Post
    Form and Content | Sørina Higgins

        A theological belief can grow in our minds unobserved for years, the results of many imperceptible influences, until the full flower bursts into conscious thought. Read More >

  • Evangelicals, Creation, and Scripture: An Overview

    | Mark Noll
    Scholarly Article
    Evangelicals, Creation, and Scripture: An Overview | Mark Noll

    Mark Noll, historian and author of The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind, enumerates 15 attitudes, assumptions, and convictions he considers to be most influential in inciting anti-inte... Read More >

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  • Science and Religion Fusion: Long Link for the Weekend

    | Jim Stump
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    Science and Religion Fusion: Long Link for the Weekend | Jim Stump

    Listen to a podcast interview with MIT plasma physicist Ian Hutchinson on the nature of science and his Christian faith. Read More >

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  • Stan Rosenberg

    Stan Rosenberg

    Stan Rosenberg founded and directs Scholarship and Christianity in Oxford (SCIO), the UK subsidiary of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.  He is an academic mem... Read More >

  • NPR, Unicorns, and the Great American Cultural Divide

    | Brad Kramer
    Blog Post
    NPR, Unicorns, and the Great American Cultural Divide | Brad Kramer

    A recent NPR radio segment wins the prize for the most counter-productive example of science/faith journalism in recent memory. Read More >

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  • All is Dust and DNA

    | Jim Stump
    Blog Post
    All is Dust and DNA | Jim Stump

        Jim Stump explores the meaning of the Lenten season from the perspective of evolutionary creation. Read More >

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  • France’s Own Evolution Debate

    | Benoit Hebert
    Blog Post
    France’s Own Evolution Debate | Benoit Hebert

    Until American missionaries came to Europe during the Cold War, the method of creation has never been an important question for French evangelicals. Read More >

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  • Creation, Evolution, and Christian Laypeople

    | Tim Keller
    Scholarly Article
    Creation, Evolution, and Christian Laypeople | Tim Keller

    In this paper, Keller considers three main clusters of questions lay people raise when they learn of anyone teaching that biological evolution and biblical orthodoxy can be compatible... Read More >

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  • Faith at the Fork in the Road

    | Greg Carlet
    Blog Post
    Faith at the Fork in the Road | Greg Carlet

    I came to a fork in the road, and had some choices to make. I could either throw out everything I had ever believed about God, or I could press into God and see if maybe there were n... Read More >

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  • Do Dinosaurs Go To Heaven?

    | Bethany Sollereder
    Blog Post
    Do Dinosaurs Go To Heaven? | Bethany Sollereder

    Does the suffering of dinosaurs matter eternally?  Read More >

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  • How BioLogos Saved My Faith

    Blog Post
    How BioLogos Saved My Faith

    Denise felt confident in her faith until a popular TV show turned everything upside down. Read More >

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  • Francisco Ayala Responds to “Signature of Controversy”

    | Ayala Francisco
    Blog Post
    Francisco Ayala Responds to “Signature of Controversy” | Ayala Francisco

    It is almost one year since Signature in the Cell by Stephen Meyer was released. The book was on Amazon’s 2009 best seller list for science books. Read More >

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  • Rediscovering the Science of the Middle Ages

    | James Hannam
    Blog Post
    Rediscovering the Science of the Middle Ages | James Hannam

    Most people still assume that the Middle Ages were a period entirely benighted by violence, superstition and stagnation. Some  even blame Christianity for causing the "Dark Ages"... Read More >

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  • What I Would Like To Hear A Young-Earth Creationist Say

    | Dennis Venema
    Blog Post
    What I Would Like To Hear A Young-Earth Creationist Say | Dennis Venema

    When asked by The Colossian Forum what one thing he would like to hear Young Earth Creationists say, his answer had nothing to do with scientific statements at all.  Read More >

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  • Evolution in a Giant Petri Dish

    | Joel Duff
    Blog Post
    Evolution in a Giant Petri Dish | Joel Duff

    A new video by Harvard Medical School shows evolutionary processes in action. Read More >

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  • Freedom and Grace in Tennessee

    | Katelin A. Fields
    Blog Post
    Freedom and Grace in Tennessee | Katelin A. Fields

    At the end of the last school year, the Tennessee legislature passed the Teacher Protection Academic Freedom Act, a law that became more popularly known as the “Monkey Bill.&rdq... Read More >

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  • Scientific Fundamentalism and its Cultural Impact

    | Karl Giberson
    Scholarly Article
    Scientific Fundamentalism and its Cultural Impact | Karl Giberson

    Giberson's essay makes the case that scientific fundamentalists are not merely arguing for the supremacy of science but also presenting science as a quasi-religious replacement. The a... Read More >

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  • Evolution on Purpose: The Inevitability of Intelligent Life?

    | Pablo de Felipe
    Blog Post
    Evolution on Purpose: The Inevitability of Intelligent Life? | Pablo de Felipe

    Paleontologist Simon Conway Morris thinks the evolution of intelligent, conscious beings is no accident. In fact, it’s inevitable. Read More >

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  • An Evangelical View of Science

    | Thomas Jay Oord
    Blog Post
    An Evangelical View of Science | Thomas Jay Oord

    At the recent American Academy of Religion meeting, I was asked to present a scholarly overview of Evangelical theology and science. I assumed the task would be easy. I was wrong. Read More >

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  • Frenetic Sequence

    | Mark Sprinkle
    Blog Post
    Frenetic Sequence | Mark Sprinkle

    We tend to think of creativity in terms of flashes of insight, but creativity is no less creative when it proceeds step by step, according to discipline, according to rule. Read More >

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  • What, Exactly, is the Secular World? A Response to Mark Mann

    | Karl Giberson
    Blog Post
    What, Exactly, is the Secular World? A Response to Mark Mann | Karl Giberson

    We can say—and I have said this—that “All Truth is God’s Truth,” but such a claim turns out to be quite empty in helping us figure out which claims are a... Read More >

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  • An Incarnational Model of Scripture

    | Pete Enns
    Scholarly Article
    An Incarnational Model of Scripture | Pete Enns

    The Bible is no more a book dropped out of the sky than Jesus is some superman who flew down from heaven. Instead, just as Jesus is “God incarnate,” both divine and human,... Read More >

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  • Beginning with the End in Mind with Ard Louis

    Ard Louis
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    Beginning with the End in Mind with Ard Louis Ard Louis

    In this video, Oxford physicist Ard Louis discusses the famous debate between renowned evolutionary biologists Stephen Jay Gould and Simon Conway Morris. Gould believed (and wrot... Read More >

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  • A Letter to my Son about Creation

    | Ben McFarland
    Blog Post
    A Letter to my Son about Creation | Ben McFarland

    Chemist Ben McFarland writes a letter to his 14-year-old son explaining the story of the universe's creation. Read More >

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  • How Science Led Me to A Deeper Faith

    | Hannah Birky
    Blog Post
    How Science Led Me to A Deeper Faith | Hannah Birky

    We as Christians cannot claim that the world belongs to God and at the same time distrust the systematic study of it. Read More >

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  • An Impossible World

    | Emily Ruppel
    Blog Post
    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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  • From Hubris to Humility: My Journey of Science and Faith

    | Jonathan Kooiman
    Blog Post
    From Hubris to Humility: My Journey of Science and Faith | Jonathan Kooiman

    Ten years ago I knelt at the side of my bed and prayed, “Dear Jesus, please help Nana not to believe in evolution anymore.” Read More >

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  • Who Cares About Darwin?

    | Karl Giberson
    Blog Post
    Who Cares About Darwin? | Karl Giberson

    Evolution should be judged on its own scientific merits, not on the social and political views of Charles Darwin.   Read More >

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  • What Scientists Do

    | Steven Benner
    Scholarly Article
    What Scientists Do | Steven Benner

    In this scholarly essay, Steve Benner, a Distinguished Fellow of The Foundation for Applied Molecular Evolution in Gainesville, Fla., looks at what the role of a scientist should be. ... Read More >

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  • Rejoinder to Vern Poythress

    | John Walton
    Blog Post
    Rejoinder to Vern Poythress | John Walton

      I find it strange that the strongest resistance to the view that I present in The Lost World of Genesis One has come from the more conservative proponents of the Framework Hyp... Read More >

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  • Who’s Afraid of Science?

    | Scot McKnight
    Blog Post
    Who’s Afraid of Science? | Scot McKnight

    Science has taught me humility about my Bible reading and it has pushed me to think again, to read again, to ask again, and to wonder all over again what the Bible was saying. Read More >

  • The Biblical Creation in its Ancient Near Eastern Context

    | Joseph Lam
    Scholarly Article
    The Biblical Creation in its Ancient Near Eastern Context | Joseph Lam

    "As a Christian and a biblical scholar, I care both about Scripture as truth and about the ongoing scholarly conversation regarding the composition of the Hebrew Scriptures. And so, w... Read More >

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  • Stories: Mark Folta

    Blog Post
    Stories: Mark Folta

    Today, I teach the theory of evolution fearlessly, thanks largely to the insights I have received from BioLogos and its community of scientist-believers. Read More >

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  • What Are We to Make of Adam and Eve?

    Blog Post
    What Are We to Make of Adam and Eve?

    One of the most important questions concerning the origins of life is about Adam and Eve, suggests theologian Alister McGrath. Read More >

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  • Remembering Jud Carlberg

    Blog Post
    Remembering Jud Carlberg

      President Haarsma reflects on the life and legacy of the late Dr. Jud Carlberg, former BioLogos board chairman. Read More >

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  • Why BioLogos?

    | Darrel Falk
    Blog Post
    Why BioLogos? | Darrel Falk

    Outside of my family and my personal relationship with God, there is nothing in recent years that has shaped me more profoundly than the Sunday School class I teach. Read More >

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  • Accommodationist and Proud of It

    | Michael Ruse
    Scholarly Article
    Accommodationist and Proud of It | Michael Ruse

    Science and religion scholar Michael Ruse gives a personal account of his experiences as an author and public speaker on the compatibility of Christianity and biological evolution. Read More >

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  • Stories: Pastor Shiao Chong

    | Shiao Chong
    Blog Post
    Stories: Pastor Shiao Chong | Shiao Chong

    I thank God for BioLogos’ work and ministry. It is a rare, but important, perspective and voice in the midst of loud clamors from the extreme ends of the faith and science debat... Read More >

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  • Urbana 15: Science, Grad School, and Missions

    | Kathryn Applegate
    Blog Post
    Urbana 15: Science, Grad School, and Missions | Kathryn Applegate

    For many, missions evokes images of working in the African bush, but the secular academy is a mission field too.   Read More >

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  • Evolution: Is God Just Playing Dice?

    | Matt J. Rossano
    Blog Post
    Evolution: Is God Just Playing Dice? | Matt J. Rossano

    Gould argued that evolution had no inherent directionality. We are mere accidents; a "tiny twig on an improbable branch of a contingent limb on a fortunate tree". Read More >

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  • An Obituary for the “Warfare” View of Science and Religion

    | Ted Davis
    Blog Post
    An Obituary for the “Warfare” View of Science and Religion | Ted Davis

    The people who actually lived through the events very often saw things quite differently from the ways in which we've usually been told they saw them, or must have seen them.   Read More >

  • Removing the Center

    | BioLogos Editorial Team
    Blog Post
    Removing the Center | BioLogos Editorial Team

    Theories hold the old age of the earth and the gradual evolution of species as truth. They are supported by countless observations and experiments conducted over the past 150 years. Read More >

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  • The Evolution of a Preacher’s Kid

    | Len Jaggers
    Blog Post
    The Evolution of a Preacher’s Kid | Len Jaggers

     Francis Collins' story and reasoning opened my mind to something new: I didn’t have to build a wall around my faith to keep science from tearing it down. Read More >

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  • Understanding Adam

    | Pete Enns
    Scholarly Article
    Understanding Adam | Pete Enns

    In this paper, Pete Enns looks at from a unique angle to some: Adam is the beginning of Israel, not humanity. He follows through with how this line of thinking affects our reading of ... Read More >

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  • Stories: Natasha Strande

    | Natasha Strande
    Blog Post
    Stories: Natasha Strande | Natasha Strande

    The resources available on the BioLogos fueled my hunger to learn more about our Creator and stirred a passion in me to be an advocate for the unity between science and faith. Read More >

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  • Creation? Which Creation?

    | Thomas Burnett
    Blog Post
    Creation? Which Creation? | Thomas Burnett

    In addressing the subject of creation, William P. Brown contends that there is not one story but seven contained in the sacred texts of the Judeo-Christian tradition. Read More >

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  • An Ancient and Dynamic Universe

    | Patricia Amadio
    Blog Post
    An Ancient and Dynamic Universe | Patricia Amadio

        While reading about and studying the processes that gave rise to this astonishing world, please don’t forget that it is beautiful. It is not merely mechanics, ... Read More >

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  • Report on BioLogos-Reasons To Believe Dialogue

    | Darrel Falk
    Blog Post
    Report on BioLogos-Reasons To Believe Dialogue | Darrel Falk

    Three scientists and a theologian who support BioLogos met in Washington, DC, with scientists and a theologian from Reasons To Believe to discuss areas of agreement and disagreement. Read More >

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  • Biblical Creation and Storytelling: Cosmogony, Combat and Covenant

    | Brian Godawa
    Scholarly Article
    Biblical Creation and Storytelling: Cosmogony, Combat and Covenant | Brian Godawa

    The literary conventions employed in Genesis chapter 1 mark it out, not as a scientific document describing material origins, but as a theological polemic against surrounding ancient ... Read More >

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  • Stories: Michael Beidler

    | Mike Beidler
    Blog Post
    Stories: Michael Beidler | Mike Beidler

    The work of BioLogos is not just the work of PhDs. It is the work of Christ-followers like you and me. Read More >

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  • Original Sin Redux: A Study in Analytic Theology

    Oliver Crisp
    Project
    Original Sin Redux: A Study in Analytic Theology Oliver Crisp

    A major issue in contemporary Christian theology concerns the relationship between an evolutionary account of human origins and the doctrine of original sin. To what extent does a the... Read More >

  • Coming to Peace with Evolution: My Story

    Blog Post
    Coming to Peace with Evolution: My Story

    Lyndsay was taught to reject evolution because of her faith, but she found the evidence to be compelling. This led to a serious inner conflict. Read More >

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  • Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution

    | Denis Lamoureux
    Scholarly Article
    Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution | Denis Lamoureux

    Professor Denis Lamoureux presents the theory of evolutionary creation, which claims that the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit created the universe and life through an ordained, sustained... Read More >

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  • Stories: Dean N. Smith

    | Dean Smith
    Blog Post
    Stories: Dean N. Smith | Dean Smith

    The ministry of BioLogos helps them integrate their faith with their work and establishes a base for conversations about science and faith through our church communities. Read More >

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  • Response from One of Jerry Coyne’s Fleas

    | Pete Enns
    Blog Post
    Response from One of Jerry Coyne’s Fleas | Pete Enns

      The noted atheist and evolutionary biologist Jerry Coyne has referred to BioLogos as a flea that needs to be scratched. Read More >

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  • Concerns of the Typical Agnostic Scientist

    Scholarly Article
    Concerns of the Typical Agnostic Scientist

    Falk's paper asks evangelical Christians to explore whether they are propping up a bubble that they, not God, have created, thereby isolating themselves from the world of academics. T... Read More >

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  • Stories: Stephen Blake

    | Stephen Ashley Blake
    Blog Post
    Stories: Stephen Blake | Stephen Ashley Blake

    Evolution is to the Church today what the structure of the solar system was yesterday, and BioLogos will, I believe, help guide us to peace, stability, and strength. Read More >

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  • The Source of Human Value

    | Ard Louis
    Blog Post
    The Source of Human Value | Ard Louis

    In this video, physicist Louis describes that our value and purpose do not come from whether or not we were created by an evolutionary mechanism.  Read More >

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  • Michael Gulker

    Michael Gulker

    Michael Gulker is President of The Colossian Forum. Michael has a longstanding interest in the intersection of faith and culture and how both thrive best when rooted in worship. A nat... Read More >

  • Toward a Theology of Creative Worms

    | Bethany Sollereder
    Blog Post
    Toward a Theology of Creative Worms | Bethany Sollereder

    God is more generous with power than we usually imagine. Read More >

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  • Creation for Kids

    | Chris Stump
    Blog Post
    Creation for Kids | Chris Stump

    Children’s books can become familiar narratives they listen to over and over. So it’s worth asking: Are the books we’re reading doing a good job of portraying God ... Read More >

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  • Theology of Original Sin in Various Human Origins Scenarios

    Loren Haarsma
    Project
    Theology of Original Sin in Various Human Origins Scenarios Loren Haarsma

    When Christians consider human evolution, the issues which generate the greatest concern usually cluster around the historicity of Adam and Eve and original sin. What means did God us... Read More >

  • Appointment

    | Mark Sprinkle
    Blog Post
    Appointment | Mark Sprinkle

        Like Christmas, each New Year’s Day is symbolized by a baby, but one destined to grow old and be replaced only 365 days later as the next year supercedes the o... Read More >

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  • God as Process Engineer: Creator, Sustainer, Reedemer, and Provider

    | Dominic Halsmer
    Blog Post
    God as Process Engineer: Creator, Sustainer, Reedemer, and Provider | Dominic Halsmer

    From a Judeo-Christian perspective, all of these curiosities dovetail into a profoundly meaningful explanation: Being made in God’s image helps to explain our creative and... Read More >

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  • Response to Ken Ham

    | BioLogos Editorial Team
    Blog Post
    Response to Ken Ham | BioLogos Editorial Team

    Last week Ken Ham addressed BioLogos specifically in a blog post, in response to Daniel Hamlin’s testimony told in our blog on October 14th. Read More >

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  • Creation or Evolution: Do We Have to Choose?

    Book
    Creation or Evolution: Do We Have to Choose?

    Addressing the controversies surrounding the evolution vs. creationism debate, Creation or Evolution? seeks to shed light on this often murky issue, without giving in to common presup... Read More >

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  • God’s Astonishing, Surprising, Evolving Creation

    | Gary Fugle
    Blog Post
    God’s Astonishing, Surprising, Evolving Creation | Gary Fugle

    I believe we rightly honor God by investigating and understanding the wonders of evolution in his created world.   Read More >

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  • Are We Facing the Demise of Big Tent Evangelicalism?

    | Darrel Falk
    Blog Post
    Are We Facing the Demise of Big Tent Evangelicalism? | Darrel Falk

    Eventually, I think even the fundamentalists will come to see that they need to allow science books in their library and fundamentalism will undergo its own evolution. Read More >

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  • God or Matter?

    | Karl Giberson
    Blog Post
    God or Matter? | Karl Giberson

        The University of Chicago biologist Jerry Coyne recently objected to the suggestion that humans might actually be a part of God's creative plan. Read More >

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  • Responses to David Barash on God and Evolution in the Classroom

    | BioLogos Editorial Team
    Blog Post
    Responses to David Barash on God and Evolution in the Classroom | BioLogos Editorial Team

    Here are some of the best responses from around the web to David's Barash's controversial editorial about God and Evolution in the New York Times. Read More >

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  • Adam, Paul, and Evolution: What Evangelicals Need to Know

    Dennis Venema
    Project
    Adam, Paul, and Evolution: What Evangelicals Need to Know Dennis Venema

    Human evolution and population genetics studies that impinge on the historicity of Adam are questions that have received widespread attention recently in evangelical circles, largely ... Read More >

  • Are Infinities More Scientific Than God?

    | Matt J. Rossano
    Blog Post
    Are Infinities More Scientific Than God? | Matt J. Rossano

    So from where does the deepest order originate? From a naturalistic standpoint, we don't know because we have yet to uncover nature's deepest laws. Read More >

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  • Growing Up Evangelical: My Story of Making Peace With Evolution

    | Brad Kramer
    Blog Post
    Growing Up Evangelical: My Story of Making Peace With Evolution | Brad Kramer

    My childhood in the evangelical church gave me the toolkit that led me to eventually accept the evidence for evolution, and marvel at the God who created it all.   Read More >

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  • Satan’s Toady?

    | Mike Arnold
    Blog Post
    Satan’s Toady? | Mike Arnold

      A member of a church that I was attending once told me that I was “giving bullets to the enemy” because I claimed to be a Christian and an Evolutionary Biologist... Read More >

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  • In Plain Sight

    Book
    In Plain Sight

    This book features 40 devotions each including a pairing of stunning photos displaying striking similarities of design in God's creation. -Amazon Read More >

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  • Are We “Cramming Religion Down Our Children’s Throats”?

    | Karl Giberson
    Blog Post
    Are We “Cramming Religion Down Our Children’s Throats”? | Karl Giberson

        There is a strange, hyperbolic expression favored by the New Atheists: "cramming religion down the throats of children." This language evokes the harshest of images.... Read More >

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  • God the Cosmic Gardener

    | Bill Hankel
    Blog Post
    God the Cosmic Gardener | Bill Hankel

    I began to imagine God taking delight in watching the universe slowly unfold and grow, much like my wife and I delight in the slow transformation of seeds into a bountiful harvest. Read More >

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  • Why I Think the New Atheists are a Bloody Disaster

    | Michael Ruse
    Blog Post
    Why I Think the New Atheists are a Bloody Disaster | Michael Ruse

    I believe the new atheists do science a grave disservice. I will defend to the death their right to say what they do, but I think they do a disservice to scholarship. Read More >

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  • The Language of Science and Faith

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    The Language of Science and Faith

    Science does not overthrow the Bible. Faith does not require rejecting science. World-renowned scientist Francis Collins, author of The Language of God, along with fellow scientist Ka... Read More >

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  • David Wilcox

    David Wilcox

    My education is in medicine and population biology, and my specific scientific research interests have included theoretical models of fitness, the nature of genomic blueprint hierarch... Read More >

  • Haircap Gregarious

    | Mark Sprinkle
    Blog Post
    Haircap Gregarious | Mark Sprinkle

      Holly Smith’s work, Haircap Gregarious, is a mixed-media fabric works responding to the intricate connections and pathways between the land and the creatures that live i... Read More >

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  • Saving Faith

    | Karl Giberson
    Blog Post
    Saving Faith | Karl Giberson

    Answers in Genesis, led by Ken Ham, warns that BioLogos and like-minded organizations are "destructive to biblical authority and are leading so many people astray. Read More >

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  • Surprised by Meaning

    Book
    Surprised by Meaning

    McGrath's goal is to help readers see that science is neither anathema to faith, nor does it supersede faith. Both science and faith help with the overriding human desire to make sens... Read More >

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  • Where is God in Nature?

    | Gary Fugle
    Blog Post
    Where is God in Nature? | Gary Fugle

    I believe that God is the Creator and Sustainer of all things. I am also convinced that evolutionary theory provides a beautiful and useful explanation of origins. Read More >

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  • Evolutionary Creation and Christian Ethics

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    Evolutionary Creation and Christian Ethics

    Biological evolution has traditionally presented a challenge to Christian faith for two primary reasons: (1) it seems to call into question the dignity of humanity, and (2) it seems t... Read More >

  • God’s Extravagant Love in Creation

    | Daniel Harrell
    Blog Post
    God’s Extravagant Love in Creation | Daniel Harrell

    Critics of Christianity look to evolution to show how the emergence of human life on earth demanded enormous ruin and ravage, billions of years of apparent waste and futility... Read More >

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  • Science - Now and Then

    | Karl Giberson
    Blog Post
    Science - Now and Then | Karl Giberson

    A common, mistaken argument against evolution as science is that science can study only present-day processes. Read More >

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  • Ard Louis on Intelligent Design

    | Ard Louis
    Blog Post
    Ard Louis on Intelligent Design | Ard Louis

    Physicist Louis expresses some doubts about Intelligent Design, noting that his primary resistance to the movement is based on theological, rather than scientific, grounds.  ... Read More >

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  • Craig Boyd

    Craig Boyd

    Craig A. Boyd is Associate Professor of Philosophy in the School for Professional Studies at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO. His academic interests include the work of St. Th... Read More >

  • Goose

    Blog Post
    Goose

        It is often said, “Knowledge equals Power.” But for all the explanatory power of science, we make a mistake If we adopt an instrumental view of the world... Read More >

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  • Biology and Ideology from Descartes to Dawkins

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    Biology and Ideology from Descartes to Dawkins

    Denis R. Alexander and Ronald L. Numbers bring together fourteen experts to examine the varied ways science has been used and abused for nonscientific purposes from the fifteenth cent... Read More >

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  • The Author of Life

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    The Author of Life

    This 7 part video series, funded by BioLogos, is for young adults who are asking how their faith fits with biology. Includes discussion materials, activity ideas, and a... Read More >

  • Ask an Evolutionary Creationist: A Q&A with Dennis Venema

    | Rachel Held Evans
    Blog Post
    Ask an Evolutionary Creationist: A Q&A with Dennis Venema | Rachel Held Evans

        Even if Darwin had never lived and no one else had come up with the idea of common ancestry, modern genomics would have forced us to that conclusion... Read More >

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  • Hidden in Plain Sight

    | Charley Gordon
    Blog Post
    Hidden in Plain Sight | Charley Gordon

    As a medical student learning about how the body works, it fascinating to understand how we fight off disease, how the brain responds to stress. These, too, are miracles in plain sigh... Read More >

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  • The Mind of the Universe

    Book
    The Mind of the Universe

    Artigas takes on the ambitious task of building a philosophical "bridge between science and religion" along pragmatic and humanistic lines. Read More >

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  • Why Strict Atheism Is Unscientific

    | Ross Pomeroy
    Blog Post
    Why Strict Atheism Is Unscientific | Ross Pomeroy

        Do you believe in God? If a cadre of outspoken, strong atheists wrote a litmus test for scientists, that might very well be question #1. Read More >

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  • Fossils and Faith

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    Fossils and Faith

    Rather than taking one position on the creation/evolution debate, this four unit printed study helps students discover that there are multiple valid Christian views. Students receive ... Read More >

  • Christ is Risen!

    | BioLogos Editorial Team
    Blog Post
    Christ is Risen! | BioLogos Editorial Team

    American composer Whitacre explains how he created this piece: “I made my own conductor track, filming it in complete silence, hearing the music only in my head.  &nbs... Read More >

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  • From Babel to Understanding

    | René Fransen
    Blog Post
    From Babel to Understanding | René Fransen

    The creation/evolution debate can resemble trench warfare. For several years, the Dutch organization ForumC has tried to get the combatants out of the trenches. Read More >

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  • Why We Fight About This

    | Pete Enns
    Blog Post
    Why We Fight About This | Pete Enns

        Christians feel unsettled because evolution challenges something meaningful and non-negotiable—their scriptural understanding of God, of ultimate reality, of h... Read More >

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  • Belief

    Book
    Belief

    Belief collects the most important writings on faith and belief, from C.S. Lewis to Martin Luther King. Read More >

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  • Fine-Tuning: A Deeper Story?

    | BioLogos Editorial Team
    Blog Post
    Fine-Tuning: A Deeper Story? | BioLogos Editorial Team

    Five notable scientists (Polkinghorne, Wilkinson, Holder, Williams and Swinerd) offer their perspective on the strengths and limitations of the fine-tuning argument as a pointer to ... Read More >

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  • Adam Johnson

    Adam Johnson

    Johnson focuses his research on neural and computational components of memory, imagination, and decision-making. He builds human and animal behavior models to understand how the brain... Read More >

  • Willing to be Wrong

    | Randal Hardman
    Blog Post
    Willing to be Wrong | Randal Hardman

        The debate is often not about evidence, but about making sure that others do not transgress our interpretive boundaries and insist that we're wrong.  Read More >

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  • Making Sense of Evolution

    Book
    Making Sense of Evolution

    Haught suggests that, rather than necessarily contradicting one another, theologians and Darwinian scientists actually share an appreciation of the underlying meaning and awe-inspirin... Read More >

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  • Test of Faith for Youth

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    Test of Faith for Youth

    These science and faith materials were developed at The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion in the UK by Christian biologist Ruth Bancewicz (who also serves on t... Read More >

  • Evolutionary Psychology and Christian Views on Human Thriving

    Pamela Ebstyne King
    Project
    Evolutionary Psychology and Christian Views on Human Thriving Pamela Ebstyne King

    Because Christian psychologists have largely stayed away from evolutionary psychology, the metaphysical and ethical assumptions of its non-theist practitioners have tended to become p... Read More >

  • With God All Things Are Possible

    | Karl Giberson
    Blog Post
    With God All Things Are Possible | Karl Giberson

        "Christianity," wrote someone who comments under an alias on the Science and the Sacred blogs, "is extremely anti-science. Every single Christian belief...is scienti... Read More >

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  • Faith in Science

    Book
    Faith in Science

    Richardson and Slack conduct interviews with twelve of the world's top scientists on subjects ranging from the existence and nature of God to the role of religion and spirituality in ... Read More >

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  • Wrestling with Science and Faith? (Grace Chapel)

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    Wrestling with Science and Faith? (Grace Chapel)

    Developed by Grace Chapel in Massachusetts, this four-part online course is designed for high school students. Topics include, “Are Atheism and Young Earth Creationism the Only ... Read More >

  • James Furrow

    James Furrow

    James Furrow joined Fuller’s faculty in 1995 and serves as Evelyn and Frank Freed Professor of Marital and Family Therapy. He also serves as the chair and program director of th... Read More >

  • Science Drove Me Away From Faith (And Helped Bring Me Back)

    | Dana Oleskiewicz
    Blog Post
    Science Drove Me Away From Faith (And Helped Bring Me Back) | Dana Oleskiewicz

    As I investigate my newfound faith alongside my scientific knowledge, the Lord continues to reveal to me that scientific findings and the use of the scientific method are very good... Read More >

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  • With What Kind of Body

    | Mark Sprinkle
    Blog Post
    With What Kind of Body | Mark Sprinkle

        With Jesus, becoming like a buried seed is more about smallness and seeming insignificance than it is about bodily suffering, though the two are inescapably related:... Read More >

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  • Deeper Than Darwin

    Book
    Deeper Than Darwin

    Haught makes a solid and sometimes elegant case that an evolutionary universe can still manifest divine purpose and promise. Read More >

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  • Word Pictures

    Book
    Word Pictures

    Word Pictures examines the rich imagery and startling storytelling that make up the majority of the Bible. Read More >

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  • A World from Dust

    Ben McFarland
    Project
    A World from Dust Ben McFarland

    Project Description I proposed to write a popular science book titled The Quickening: How Chemistry Shaped Biology that would tell the story of how the familiar columns of the period... Read More >

  • Behold, the Man

    | David Opderback
    Blog Post
    Behold, the Man | David Opderback

    Anyone interested in the faith and science conversation knows that there currently is considerable, heated debate over the problem of “Adam.” I’d like to suggest tha... Read More >

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  • The Selfless Gene

    Book
    The Selfless Gene

    Foster uses biblical exegesis to explain why Intelligent Design is not the answer and refuses to accept quick answers to the deep questions about a creator god. Read More >

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  • Belief, Guidance, and Evolution

    | Karl Giberson
    Blog Post
    Belief, Guidance, and Evolution | Karl Giberson

    Karl Giberson discusses whether we can "believe" in evolution and what it means to say God guides evolution. Read More >

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  • How Hermeneutics Led Me To A Deeper Faith

    | Jonathan Nicoletti
    Blog Post
    How Hermeneutics Led Me To A Deeper Faith | Jonathan Nicoletti

        As I began to study the dynamic nature of Scripture, I discovered the dynamic nature of God. Read More >

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  • The Reason for God

    Book
    The Reason for God

    In this tightly reasoned defense of faith, Keller challenges the doubts of atheists and skeptics on their own terms. Read More >

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  • How Science Almost Ruined My Faith

    | Aaron Tabor
    Blog Post
    How Science Almost Ruined My Faith | Aaron Tabor

    If I studied science, allowed my intellect to thrive, and continued the pursuit of understanding how things work, I was convinced that I would be forsaking my faith. Read More >

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  • Crossing the Bridge

    | Karl Giberson
    Blog Post
    Crossing the Bridge | Karl Giberson

        "Creationism can be hard to dislodge", writes Karl Giberson in his book Saving Darwin. How can one make people cross the bridge and finally see the compatibility bet... Read More >

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  • I’ve Evolved Too

    | Stan Ingersol
    Blog Post
    I’ve Evolved Too | Stan Ingersol

    “Dad took evolution seriously. One morning at the breakfast table he asked, ‘What is Darwin famous for?’ We both replied, ‘The theory of evolution.’ &lsq... Read More >

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  • The Relationship between Science and Religion According to “Laudato Si’”

    | Rev. Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco, O.P.
    Blog Post
    The Relationship between Science and Religion According to “Laudato Si’” | Rev. Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco, O.P.

        Science may find a solution to our current social and ecological ills, but religion will be needed to actually make that solution happen. Read More >

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  • Zoom In, Slow Down: “Replaying” Evolution and the Fall

    | James K.A. Smith
    Blog Post
    Zoom In, Slow Down: “Replaying” Evolution and the Fall | James K.A. Smith

    Zoom in; slow down. These are relevant principles for the conversation between Christian faith and evolution, particularly around thorny issues related to human origins and the Fall. Read More >

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  • The Same Life

    | BioLogos Editorial Team
    Blog Post
    The Same Life | BioLogos Editorial Team

    The seas teem with countless beautiful and wonderful creatures, from the silvery schools of fish that dart through the waters and the mysterious jellyfish who float silently through... Read More >

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  • God's Brushes: Evolution, Creation, and Christian Faith

    Jeffrey Schloss
    Project
    God's Brushes: Evolution, Creation, and Christian Faith Jeffrey Schloss

    This project seeks to complete a comprehensive analytic survey of fundamental anthropological, ethical, and other philosophical concerns important across Christian traditions and for ... Read More >

  • Science, Christianity, and Homeschooling

    | Abigail McFarthing
    Blog Post
    Science, Christianity, and Homeschooling | Abigail McFarthing

    Resilient learners and a robust faith can handle challenges. But the faith of this student was different--strong, but brittle; it did not have the resilience that comes through testin... Read More >

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  • Emerging Voices

    | Karl Giberson
    Blog Post
    Emerging Voices | Karl Giberson

        There were several interesting developments in 2009. For starters, the New Atheists set much of the agenda, aligning themselves against both creationism and religion... Read More >

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  • Ian G. Barbour, 1923 – 2013

    | Jim Stump
    Blog Post
    Ian G. Barbour, 1923 – 2013 | Jim Stump

    Ian Barbour died on Christmas Eve at the age of 90. He is credited by many to be the father of the contemporary academic discipline of science and religion.   Read More >

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  • The Pope is Right: Creation Care Needs Both Scripture and Science

    | Jim Stump
    Blog Post
    The Pope is Right: Creation Care Needs Both Scripture and Science | Jim Stump

    We applaud Pope Francis for rejecting the dichotomy between “secular” and “spiritual” on the topic of creation care, because good science and vibrant faith are... Read More >

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  • I Love Jesus and I Accept Evolution

    Book
    I Love Jesus and I Accept Evolution

    "Although there are many fine books that treat the compatibility of 'faith and science' in general, Lamoureux is alone in treating with candor, sophistication, and pastoral sensi... Read More >

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  • Origins Today: Genesis Through Ancient Eyes

    John Walton
    Project
    Origins Today: Genesis Through Ancient Eyes John Walton

    The rift between faith and science in Christian circles today often results in the marginalization of Christians engaged in the sciences, impediments to evangelism, and the attrition ... Read More >

  • Believing in God and Evolution

    | Karl Giberson
    Blog Post
    Believing in God and Evolution | Karl Giberson

        I was raised to believe that evolution was a conspiracy to undermine faith in God and had no evidence to support it. Like many young people today, I thought of Darwi... Read More >

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  • How Science Shook My Faith

    | Connor Mooneyhan
    Blog Post
    How Science Shook My Faith | Connor Mooneyhan

    Sometimes when I am studying evolution, I take a step back and worship my Lord because I am so in awe. Read More >

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  • When Faith and Science Collide

    Book
    When Faith and Science Collide

    In this book, G.R. Davidson offers a simple three-step approach for examining scripture and science any time the two appear to clash. -Amazon Read More >

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  • La Evolucion de Dios / God's Evolution

    Pablo de Felipe
    Project
    La Evolucion de Dios / God's Evolution Pablo de Felipe

    “La evolución de Dios/God’s evolution” is aimed at engaging, within the Hispanic world, key leadership involved in scientific, educational and religious areas... Read More >

  • Mere Christianity

    Book
    Mere Christianity

    A forceful and accessible discussion of Christian belief that has become one of the most popular introductions to Christianity and one of the most popular of Lewis's books. -Amazon Read More >

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  • Randall Zachman on Calvin’s Support of Science

    | Jim Stump
    Blog Post
    Randall Zachman on Calvin’s Support of Science | Jim Stump

    In this video, Randall Zachman shows how Calvin’s thought and work is highly conducive to the encouragement of the study of the natural world. Read More >

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  • In the Middle of Things

    | Amy Carleton
    Blog Post
    In the Middle of Things | Amy Carleton

    During the medieval era, as we can see in examples from three different fields--science, theology, and literature--people were interested and engaged.  Read More >

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  • Biblical Credibility and Joshua 10: What Does the Text Really Claim?

    | John Walton
    Blog Post
    Biblical Credibility and Joshua 10: What Does the Text Really Claim? | John Walton

    Once we recognize that no one takes the text literally, and that we have often failed to account for the details in the text regarding the time of day, we can begin anew... Read More >

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  • Darwin's Cathedral

    Book
    Darwin's Cathedral

    Wilson argues for the adaptive characteristics of religious thought within a Darwinian system. Read More >

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  • Biological Evolution: What Makes it Good Science?

    | Michael Buratovich
    Blog Post
    Biological Evolution: What Makes it Good Science? | Michael Buratovich

    Evolution is a scientific theory supported by evidence found in many places. The fossil record is one of them. Read More >

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  • How To Talk to Family About Evolution

    | Nathan Smith
    Blog Post
    How To Talk to Family About Evolution | Nathan Smith

      …accepting the evolutionary theory for the first time does require us to reconsider and reframe other aspects of our cultural and spiritual beliefs. Read More >

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  • Is Creation from Nothing Obsolete?

    | Ted Davis
    Blog Post
    Is Creation from Nothing Obsolete? | Ted Davis

        We must ask: does creatio ex nihilo help make the Gospel intelligible today? It is my own position that it does. However, not everyone agrees. Read More >

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  • Our Inner Ape

    Book
    Our Inner Ape

    Primatologist de Waal looks at our two closest primate relatives and how they shed light on human behavior today. Read More >

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  • My Encounter with Evolution

    | Randy Isaac
    Blog Post
    My Encounter with Evolution | Randy Isaac

    My eventual acceptance of evolution came from recognizing that there was no inherent conflict between science and theology. Read More >

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  • Extending Evolution in London?

    | Jim Stump
    Blog Post
    Extending Evolution in London? | Jim Stump

    Despite robust discussions about the details of the theory, the big picture of evolution is not disputed by mainstream science.  Read More >

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  • Six Reasons Young Christians Leave Church

    Blog Post
    Six Reasons Young Christians Leave Church

    A five-year project headed by the Barna Group explores the opportunities and challenges of faith development amoung teens and young adults within a rapidly shifting culture. Read More >

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  • Human Evolution: Genes, Genealogies and Phylogenies

    | Graeme Finlay
    Blog Post
    Human Evolution: Genes, Genealogies and Phylogenies | Graeme Finlay

      When read in this way, the Genesis stories may be seen as one of the greatest-ever revolutions in human understanding.  Read More >

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  • It All Started with a Bang

    | Ted Davis
    Blog Post
    It All Started with a Bang | Ted Davis

    What we can say is this: the universe as we know it has not always existed in the past. It has come to be. Discussions of creatio ex nihilo make sense. Read More >

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  • Terry Gray

    Terry Gray

    I am the Computer Support Scientist in the Chemistry Department at Colorado State University. My research interests include protein folding and stability; mac... Read More >

  • BioLogos and the June 2011 “Christianity Today” Editorial

    | Darrel Falk
    Blog Post
    BioLogos and the June 2011 “Christianity Today” Editorial | Darrel Falk

    The editorial, in other words, has shown that in their view mainstream evangelical Christianity and mainstream science can co-exist in harmony. Read More >

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  • Science and Religion: Mixed Results

    | Rusty Pritchard
    Blog Post
    Science and Religion: Mixed Results | Rusty Pritchard

      Some want to lay the blame for the Republican Party’s anti-science lurch at the feet of evangelical religion, but evidence indicates that the picture is a lot more compl... Read More >

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  • Good Natured

    Book
    Good Natured

    Primatologist de Waal argues for the evolutionary origins of morality and society. Read More >

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  • Evolution: Scripture and Nature say Yes

    Book
    Evolution: Scripture and Nature say Yes

    From Zondervan.com: Christians throughout history have believed that God reveals himself both through Scripture and nature. The metaphor of God’s Two Books is often used to... Read More >

  • BioLogos and the June 2011 “Christianity Today” Cover Story

    | Darrel Falk
    Blog Post
    BioLogos and the June 2011 “Christianity Today” Cover Story | Darrel Falk

    They all together cry out in unison with a loud voice—“Created!”...they also, in a subtle, but persuasive whisper, add the all-important qualifying phrase—&ldq... Read More >

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  • Human Moral Responsibility and the Sciences of the Mind

    | Tim O'Connor
    Blog Post
    Human Moral Responsibility and the Sciences of the Mind | Tim O'Connor

      “it's fair to conclude, the supposed threat posed to human free will and moral responsibility from the very much work-in-progress social and cognitive human sciences is ... Read More >

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  • Science and Scientism in Biology: The Origin of Morality

    | Sy Garte
    Blog Post
    Science and Scientism in Biology: The Origin of Morality | Sy Garte

      The problem is that as human beings, we know that goodness exists, so it must be accounted for, and if one is a staunch believer in scientism, it must be accounted for scien... Read More >

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  • Personal Knowledge

    Book
    Personal Knowledge

    In this work the distinguished physical chemist and philosopher, Michael Polanyi, demonstrates that the scientist's personal participation in his knowledge, in both its discovery and ... Read More >

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  • The Theology of Dr. Strange

    | Mike Beidler
    Blog Post
    The Theology of Dr. Strange | Mike Beidler

    How Marvel Studio's newest box office hit echoes key themes of Christian theology.  Read More >

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  • A Review of “Evolution vs. God” from Reasons to Believe

    | BioLogos Editorial Team
    Blog Post
    A Review of “Evolution vs. God” from Reasons to Believe | BioLogos Editorial Team

    Its questionable treatment of science and scientists—with an attack mindset and a goal to make scientists look stupid—causes me to advise extreme caution. Read More >

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  • Humpback Whales

    | Mark Sprinkle
    Blog Post
    Humpback Whales | Mark Sprinkle

      Of all the earth’s creatures, few deserve the description of “awesome” as do whales. Read More >

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  • God After Darwin

    Book
    God After Darwin

    Haught discusses the relationship between metaphysics, evolution, and theology showing evolution as a product of the God of the Bible. Read More >

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  • David Buller

    David Buller

    David Buller is Program Manager at BioLogos, where he currently manages the BioLogos Voices speakers bureau and oversees planning for BioLogos national conferences. Prior to coming to... Read More >

  • Can a Darwinian be a Christian?

    Book
    Can a Darwinian be a Christian?

    Michael Ruse presents an excellent explanation of the relationship between the basic Christian beliefs and Darwinian Theory of Evolution. Read More >

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  • Authority in an Interdisciplinary Setting

    | Jon Garvey
    Blog Post
    Authority in an Interdisciplinary Setting | Jon Garvey

    I have described my professional experience as a rather extended analogy to the BioLogos project. BioLogos brings together at least two seemingly incompatible fields.. Read More >

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  • Darwin's Forgotten Defenders

    Book
    Darwin's Forgotten Defenders

    Fundamentalism, which saw evolutionary theory as an attack upon the authority of scripture and as yet another of the modern forces demolishing society's old values, that a split betwe... Read More >

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  • The Believing Primate

    Book
    The Believing Primate

    The Believing Primate aims to describe and discuss the scientific accounts of religion as well as to assess their implications. -Amazon Read More >

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  • Wouldn’t You Love to Know: Towards a Christian View of Reality

    | N.T. Wright
    Blog Post
    Wouldn’t You Love to Know: Towards a Christian View of Reality | N.T. Wright

    According to N.T. Wright, questions of science and religion are symptoms of a much larger problem imbedded in our culture, our politics and our society. Read More >

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  • Bad Science and Weak Theology?

    Blog Post
    Bad Science and Weak Theology?

    Many scientists feel that the ID movement is an attempt to locate gaps in our scientific knowledge and then to fill those gaps by intervention of an external intelligence. Read More >

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  • Why There Almost Certainly Is a God

    Book
    Why There Almost Certainly Is a God

    In this open-minded and innovative philosophical challenge, theologian David Ward addresses Dawkins’s various ideas with sharp, clear arguments. - Amazon Read More >

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  • Banding

    | Suzanne Rhodes
    Blog Post
    Banding | Suzanne Rhodes

    To watch birds being banded is, for me, to step inside an extraordinary space I recognize as being both an artist’s studio and a scientist’s lab occupied by God the Creato... Read More >

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  • God and Nature

    Book
    God and Nature

    A historical recounting of the major encounters between theology and science prepared by an international group of historians. Read More >

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  • Nazarenes Exploring Evolution

    Thomas Jay Oord
    Project
    Nazarenes Exploring Evolution Thomas Jay Oord

    This multi-faceted project promotes the compatibility of evolution and Christian theology in the Church of the Nazarene. The project engages leaders, scientists, theologians, and lait... Read More >

  • Barriers to Accepting Creation by an Evolutionary Process

    | BioLogos Editorial Team
    Blog Post
    Barriers to Accepting Creation by an Evolutionary Process | BioLogos Editorial Team

    Waltke's paper looks at eleven different factors that make it difficult for Evangelicals to accept evolution as a valid means for divine creation. Read More >

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  • Finding Darwin's God

    Book
    Finding Darwin's God

    Miller, a scientist, seeks to reconcile the Judeo-Christian and the evolutionary origin stories. Read More >

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  • New Old-Earth Astronomy Text Now Available

    | Chris Stump
    Blog Post
    New Old-Earth Astronomy Text Now Available | Chris Stump

    Christian educators’ choices are expanding when it comes to science curricula with the recent release of a new high school textbook on astronomy. Read More >

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  • Moving Pastors Toward Scientific Literacy

    Craig M. Story
    Project
    Moving Pastors Toward Scientific Literacy Craig M. Story

    We will build an international network of pastors committed to increasing their scientific literacy. Pastors, as with the general population, often do not have a solid understanding o... Read More >

  • Nate Caminata

    Nate Caminata

    After a belated exposure to the tensions that exist within American Christianity, Nate plunged feet first into the conversation of evolution and faith, becoming an avid reader and (un... Read More >

  • Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives

    Book
    Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives

    Taking account of recent scholarship in the history of science, Professor Brooke takes a fresh look at these and similar episodes, showing that science and religion have been mutually... Read More >

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  • Pre-Modern Readings of Genesis 1

    | Sujin Pak
    Blog Post
    Pre-Modern Readings of Genesis 1 | Sujin Pak

    Some of the most revered figures in Christian history—Origen, Augustine, Aquinas, Luther, and Calvin—offered insightful but distinctive interpretations of Genesi... Read More >

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  • Can We Believe Genesis Today?

    Book
    Can We Believe Genesis Today?

    A research scientist turned theology professor, Ernest Lucas explores the main interpretations of the first few chapters of Genesis. Read More >

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  • Origins Video

    Project
    Origins Video

    With this award, Faith Alive Christian Resources will produce six high quality video for use by small groups in studying its book, Origins: Christian Perspectives on Creation, Evoluti... Read More >

  • Evolutionary Creation

    Book
    Evolutionary Creation

    A former Young Earth Creationist, Denis Lamoureux presents a perspective that goes beyond the two choices of either 'evolution' or 'creation.' Read More >

    Going Deeper
  • Worlds Apart

    Book
    Worlds Apart

    Worlds Apart is the only book on the hotly-debated topic of evolution published by the denominational press of the conservative Church of the Nazarene. Read More >

    Going Deeper
  • Embracing Science

    Daniel Harrell
    Audio Visual
    Embracing Science Daniel Harrell

    Pastor Daniel Harrell presents a call to be willing to ask the deeper questions. Read More >

  • Becoming Human: New Insights from Genome-wide Functional Genomics

    | Dennis Venema
    Blog Post
    Becoming Human: New Insights from Genome-wide Functional Genomics | Dennis Venema

    In science, more and more genomes are being sequenced, and more and more novel genome-wide analyses are being performed to shed light on what all those newly-determined sequences mean... Read More >

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  • Coming to Peace With Science

    Book
    Coming to Peace With Science

    Is a thoroughly Christian and biblically informed doctrine of creation compatible with widely held conclusions of modern science, especially biology? For Darrel R. Falk, this is not j... Read More >

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  • What the New Pew Study Actually Reveals

    | Jonathan P. Hill
    Blog Post
    What the New Pew Study Actually Reveals | Jonathan P. Hill

    The unaffiliated believe the conflict about science and religion to be mostly “out there,” while Evangelicals mostly believe the conflict is an in-house affair.   Read More >

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  • In the Beginning, There Was Improvisation

    | Bruce Ellis Benson
    Blog Post
    In the Beginning, There Was Improvisation | Bruce Ellis Benson

    Whereas beginnings are “secular, humanly produced and ceaselessly re-examined,” origins are “divine, mythical and privileged. Read More >

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  • Science as a Way of Knowing

    | BioLogos Editorial Team
    Blog Post
    Science as a Way of Knowing | BioLogos Editorial Team

    What is science, and how does it differ from other approaches to obtaining knowledge? Read More >

    Advanced
  • The Faith of a Physicist

    Book
    The Faith of a Physicist

    Polkinghorne examines the Nicene Creed and presents the evidence for why it is true and relevant today. Read More >

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  • The Author of Life: Seeing God in Evolution and Creation

    Josh Hayashi
    Project
    The Author of Life: Seeing God in Evolution and Creation Josh Hayashi

    A dynamic team of an educator, a chaplain, a scientist and media specialists will produce multimedia curricula for high school students.  This series will encourage and... Read More >

  • Gracious Dialogue

    | BioLogos Editorial Team
    Blog Post
    Gracious Dialogue | BioLogos Editorial Team

    Our desire to engage in gracious dialogue with fellow believers who reject biological evolution has been receiving increased attention in both the Christian and secular press.  Read More >

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  • Beginnings

    | Mark Sprinkle
    Blog Post
    Beginnings | Mark Sprinkle

    Our own experience as creative beings can help us understand this aspect of the Lord and our relationship with Him. Read More >

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  • In The Bones

    | Darrel Falk
    Blog Post
    In The Bones | Darrel Falk

    A search for long-extinct fish demonstrates the strength of evolutionary theory.  Read More >

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  • Science, Religion Can Coexist in School

    | Ross Pomeroy
    Blog Post
    Science, Religion Can Coexist in School | Ross Pomeroy

      On January 31st, the Indiana State Senate passed Senate Bill 89, allowing public schools to teach creationism alongside the theory of evolution in science classes. Read More >

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  • A Fine-Tuned Universe

    Book
    A Fine-Tuned Universe

    Alister McGrath examines the significance of current scientific understanding to natural theology. Read More >

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  • Evolution: What We Know and What We Don't Know

    Jeffrey Schloss
    Audio Visual
    Evolution: What We Know and What We Don't Know Jeffrey Schloss

    In this video, Jeff Schloss discusses some things we should be mindful of when we discuss evolution. He begins with the observation that when we use the term “evolution,&rdquo... Read More >

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  • Merry Christmas!

    | Deborah Haarsma
    Blog Post
    Merry Christmas! | Deborah Haarsma

    From all of us at BioLogos, we wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year! Read More >

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  • What is evolution?

    Common Question
    What is evolution?

    Properly understood, evolution is a scientific theory about the development of life. It is consistent with Christian theology. Read More >

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  • On Trial in Dayton

    Lee C. Camp
    Project
    On Trial in Dayton Lee C. Camp

    Tokens is a live variety show focusing on thought-provoking themes, employing a variety of genres—musical performances, brief interpretive monologues, and dialog with authors an... Read More >

  • Our Favorite Books of 2016

    | Brad Kramer
    Blog Post
    Our Favorite Books of 2016 | Brad Kramer

    Check out some of our favorite books we read in 2016! Read More >

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  • Adam and Eve: Literal or Literary?

    | Daniel Harrell
    Blog Post
    Adam and Eve: Literal or Literary? | Daniel Harrell

    Adam and Eve are often seen as polarizing figures based on our answer to the following question: Do we understand the Bible's first couple as literal people or literary figures? Read More >

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  • Science or sola Scriptura?

    | Dennis Venema
    Blog Post
    Science or sola Scriptura? | Dennis Venema

    So, for Driscoll, the choice is a simple dichotomy: Scripture or science.  Read More >

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  • Atheism, Truth, and Certitude: Jeff Hardin Weighs In

    | Jeff Hardin
    Blog Post
    Atheism, Truth, and Certitude: Jeff Hardin Weighs In | Jeff Hardin

    We should strive to be fully integrated coherent human beings and, as Christians, perhaps more than any other people, we should be wanting that.  Read More >

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  • What does the fossil record show?

    Common Question
    What does the fossil record show?

    Fossils provide a unique view into the history of life by showing the forms of life in the past. They also tell us how species have changed across Earth’s history.  Read More >

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  • Darwin and God

    Book
    Darwin and God

    Spencer argues that, although Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection did undermine his Christian faith, it was the age-old problem of suffering that caused it to break down... Read More >

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  • Welcome to the New Biologos.org!

    | Deborah Haarsma
    Blog Post
    Welcome to the New Biologos.org! | Deborah Haarsma

    The new website is designed for exploration.  Read More >

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  • Humans as Imago Dei and the Evolution of Homo Sapiens

    | J. Richard Middleton
    Blog Post
    Humans as Imago Dei and the Evolution of Homo Sapiens | J. Richard Middleton

    Christians who take Scripture seriously should at least be open to considering the idea of common descent. Read More >

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  • BioLogos in One Sentence

    | Deborah Haarsma
    Blog Post
    BioLogos in One Sentence | Deborah Haarsma

    This list didn’t come from a boring discussion of “what should be our core values.” Rather, each of these commitments came up repeatedly in our discussions of what B... Read More >

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  • Intelligent Design vs. Alien Intervention

    | Gordon J. Glover
    Blog Post
    Intelligent Design vs. Alien Intervention | Gordon J. Glover

    In our everyday experience, there is certainly nothing controversial about attributing the purposeful arrangement of components to an intelligent agent.   Read More >

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  • Questions of Truth

    Book
    Questions of Truth

    Polkinghorne and Beale answer key questions about the interaction of science and faith. Read More >

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  • Revealing God’s Nature

    | Brian McLaren
    Blog Post
    Revealing God’s Nature | Brian McLaren

    McLaren discusses the how the biblical writers were aware of the myths of the power nations that surrounded them, but flipped their stories on their heads to reveal truth about God.... Read More >

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  • Biology and Ideology – From Descartes to Dawkins

    | Denis Alexander
    Blog Post
    Biology and Ideology – From Descartes to Dawkins | Denis Alexander

    Ever since modern science emerged in the 16th and 17th centuries, it has been used and abused for purposes that lie well beyond science. Biology has been particularly susceptible... Read More >

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  • Interview with Ronald Osborn

    | Jim Stump
    Blog Post
    Interview with Ronald Osborn | Jim Stump

    We must press beyond the various creation narratives in the Hebrew Bible, including the final chapters of Job, to the picture of God revealed in the New Testament. Read More >

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  • Addressing Our Poverty of Perspective

    | David Vosburg
    Blog Post
    Addressing Our Poverty of Perspective | David Vosburg

    I am growing in my appreciation for a diversity of ears to hear Scripture and a diversity of cultures to interpret God's call on our lives. Read More >

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  • God Did It, But How?

    Book
    God Did It, But How?

    The author does an excellent job, affirming his faith in the Scriptures while explaining why many are unable to accept the "recent creation" approach. -Amazon Customer Revie... Read More >

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  • Biology by the Sea

    Darrel Falk
    Audio Visual
    Biology by the Sea Darrel Falk

    Christian middle school and high school teachers gather to worship and learn together at a weeklong BioLogos workshop in California. Read More >

  • C.S. Lewis on Science, Evolution, and Evolutionism

    | Kathryn Applegate
    Blog Post
    C.S. Lewis on Science, Evolution, and Evolutionism | Kathryn Applegate

    Lewis's writings encourage us to face the findings of science with courage and, just as importantly, recognize when a materialistic worldview is masquerading as science.  As... Read More >

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  • James Brent

    James Brent

    Fr. James Brent, O.P., earned his Ph.D. in philosophy from St. Louis University. He is currently Instructor of Philosophy at the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Co... Read More >

  • Loving God With All My Doubts

    Blog Post
    Loving God With All My Doubts

    What I learned during my journey was that doubt isn’t actually the enemy of faith. Fear is the enemy.   Read More >

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  • Oscillators for Singers

    | Heather Whitney
    Blog Post
    Oscillators for Singers | Heather Whitney

    Dr. Whitney’s majors in physics and performing and visual arts suggests that she lives the connection between subjective and objective ways of engaging creation.  Read More >

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  • BioLoguration II

    | Darrel Falk
    Blog Post
    BioLoguration II | Darrel Falk

    We want to cultivate a world where Christian young people feel emboldened in their faith—rather than weakened—when they come to understand the strength of the scientific d... Read More >

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  • Why God Works Slowly

    Blog Post
    Why God Works Slowly

    Science Mike (a.k.a. Mike McHargue) shares his view that like a master craftsman, the God who creates over billions of years is not in a hurry. Meticulous care goes into every creativ... Read More >

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  • What's So Great About Christianity?

    Blog Post
    What's So Great About Christianity?

    "With scholarship and eloquence that reminds me of C. S. Lewis, Dinesh D’Souza addresses the urgent questions of our time, such as ‘Is Christianity believable in the face ... Read More >

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  • Thomas Davenport

    Thomas Davenport

    Bro. Thomas Davenport, O.P., received his Ph.D. in physics from Stanford University. He is currently pursuing graduate studies in philosophy and theology at the Dominican House of Stu... Read More >

  • Cancer and Evolution

    | Dr. S. Joshua Swamidass
    Blog Post
    Cancer and Evolution | Dr. S. Joshua Swamidass

    The same evolutionary science that makes sense of life's diversity also plays a critical role in cancer research.  Read More >

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  • Blessed is the Peacemaker

    | Karl Giberson
    Blog Post
    Blessed is the Peacemaker | Karl Giberson

    Karl Giberson reflects on the work and legacy of Francis Collins.  Read More >

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  • Neanderthals, humans and interbreeding: old bones, new evidence

    | Dennis Venema
    Blog Post
    Neanderthals, humans and interbreeding: old bones, new evidence | Dennis Venema

     For Evangelicals interested in the evolutionary history of our species, the results of a new study are a “smoking gun” for human/Neanderthal interbreeding. Read More >

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  • Why should Christians consider evolutionary creation?

    Common Question
    Why should Christians consider evolutionary creation?

    Considering evolutionary creation has important benefits for Christians both in our relationship with God and in our relationships with other people, believers and non-believers. Read More >

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  • John Baptist Ku

    John Baptist Ku

    Finally, Fr. John Baptist Ku, O.P., earned his doctorate in sacred theology (S.T.D.) from the University of Fribourg. His dissertation was awarded the 2010 St. Tho... Read More >

  • The Personal Journey Of A Faith-Filled Scientist

    | David Vosburg
    Blog Post
    The Personal Journey Of A Faith-Filled Scientist | David Vosburg

    Intentionally or not, we often extend science past its natural bounds and use the Bible for questions it does not intend to answer. Read More >

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

    | Emily Ruppel
    Blog Post
    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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  • Are science and Christianity at war?

    Common Question
    Are science and Christianity at war?

    In fact, religion can have a positive impact on science, such as in the development of modern medical ethics. Many early scientific leaders were devout Christians, as are some today. Read More >

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  • Darwinism Comes to America

    Book
    Darwinism Comes to America

    In this short, but pithy, book, historian Ronald L. Numbers documents the reception of Darwinism in America, both within scientific circles and among the general public --Laurie R. Go... Read More >

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  • Andrew Lang

    Andrew Lang

    Andrew Lang grew up in Lydd, England, in a quiet little coastal town of about 10,000 people. He attended college at the University of Kent, where he met Kelly, a University of Tulsa s... Read More >

  • Can science and Scripture be reconciled?

    Common Question
    Can science and Scripture be reconciled?

    The truths we find in Scripture should not conflict with the truths we find in nature. Conflicts happen at the level of human interpretation.  Read More >

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  • Beginnings

    Book
    Beginnings

    Bouteneff explores how first-millennium Christian understandings of creation can inform current though. Read More >

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  • Hal Reed

    Hal Reed

    Dr. Hal Reed loves the study of insects. It is first "God, my wife, my children, then bugs," he says. This is evident by the pictures of butterflies, wasps and other insects on the wa... Read More >

  • Challenging C.S. Lewis on Evil and Evolution

    | Bethany Sollereder
    Blog Post
    Challenging C.S. Lewis on Evil and Evolution | Bethany Sollereder

    Lewis believed that animal predation reflected a demonic "corruption" of nature, but biblical and natural evidence says otherwise. Read More >

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  • Creation, Cosmology, and the Insights of Thomas Aquinas

    | Dr. William E. Carroll
    Blog Post
    Creation, Cosmology, and the Insights of Thomas Aquinas | Dr. William E. Carroll

    Developments in cosmology are often used to argue that science has eliminated the need to appeal to a creator to explain the origin and development of the universe. Read More >

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  • Ecclesiastes, Education, and the Pursuit of Meaning

    | Dave Gustavsen
    Blog Post
    Ecclesiastes, Education, and the Pursuit of Meaning | Dave Gustavsen

    If you read Ecclesiastes carefully, Solomon is not saying that knowledge and learning are bad; he’s saying they’re incomplete. Read More >

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  • A Friendly Letter to Skeptics and Atheists

    Book
    A Friendly Letter to Skeptics and Atheists

    "The humility with which Myers writes and the intelligence with which he composes his arguments could disarm the most jaded cynic." – Worship Leader Magazine Read More >

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  • John Korstad

    John Korstad

    Born into a family of educators, it was only natural that Dr. John Korstad follow in his ancestors' footsteps and become a professor. John was raised in Northern California and attend... Read More >

  • The Catch-22 of the "Science and Religion" Conversation

    | Mark Harris
    Blog Post
    The Catch-22 of the "Science and Religion" Conversation | Mark Harris

    It's hard to talk about the relationship between "science" and "religion" without reinforcing the sense of cultural conflict between the two.  Read More >

  • Boomerang Salamanders and Hummingbird Bugs

    | John Leax
    Blog Post
    Boomerang Salamanders and Hummingbird Bugs | John Leax

        "I think salamanders are cute, don’t you, Uncle Jack?" he asked. A good professor, I quibbled with his word choice and said, "They’re sleek and beautiful... Read More >

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  • Richard Seaman

    Richard Seaman

    Central Florida is home to several large cities. However, when Dr. Richard Seaman was living there, the landscape was much different. He recalls spending much of his childhood explori... Read More >

  • Peace with God, Peace with Science, Part 1

    | Stephen Ashley Blake
    Blog Post
    Peace with God, Peace with Science, Part 1 | Stephen Ashley Blake

    It didn't take much to remind me that what I believed stood in fundamental conflict with mainstream scientific thought. In effect, I was at war with science. Read More >

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  • Breaking Away from a False Dilemma

    | Steven M. Smith
    Blog Post
    Breaking Away from a False Dilemma | Steven M. Smith

    We, Christians, need to move away from the rigid modes of biblical interpretation that present false dilemmas between faith and science. Read More >

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  • Scientific Conspiracy Theories: A Veneer for Irrational Beliefs

    | Rusty Pritchard
    Blog Post
    Scientific Conspiracy Theories: A Veneer for Irrational Beliefs | Rusty Pritchard

      Conspiracy theorists short-cut the scientific process by relying on anecdote, and by cherry-picking the small number of contrarian scientists and dissenting scientific article... Read More >

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  • Stories: Diane Sweeney

    | Diane Sweeney
    Blog Post
    Stories: Diane Sweeney | Diane Sweeney

    Science was a common topic at the dinner table at home and it still is whenever we get together. We are all devoted Christians who love to take hikes and wonder at God’s creatio... Read More >

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  • Lanny Endicott

    Lanny Endicott

    Hiking to find and photograph waterfalls is one of Lanny Endicott's favorite pastimes. In his spare time, he also enjoys a weekly game of golf and describes his playing as "decent."&n... Read More >

  • Peace with God, Peace with Science, Part 2

    | Stephen Ashley Blake
    Blog Post
    Peace with God, Peace with Science, Part 2 | Stephen Ashley Blake

    Poised to accept evolution on scientific terms but still uncomfortable with the supposed contradictions with scripture, I returned to the Genesis creation accounts. Read More >

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  • Breaking Down False Dichotomies in Dayton

    | Lee C. Camp
    Blog Post
    Breaking Down False Dichotomies in Dayton | Lee C. Camp

        ...these partisans are actually leading good-hearted people to reject their faith, precisely because...[they]...convinced...good-hearted people that they must accept... Read More >

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  • Scientific Passions

    | Tony Woodlief
    Blog Post
    Scientific Passions | Tony Woodlief

    Science’s discoveries are undergirded by beliefs about the true, good, and beautiful, which makes it more tragic when scientists claim to have risen above the search for these t... Read More >

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  • The Bible, Rocks, and Time

    Book
    The Bible, Rocks, and Time

    Thoroughly examining historical, biblical, geological and philosophical perspectives, the amply illustrated Bible, Rocks and Time takes a comprehensive and authoritative look at the k... Read More >

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  • Stories: Pablo De Felipe

    | Pablo de Felipe
    Blog Post
    Stories: Pablo De Felipe | Pablo de Felipe

    At a time when the internet is overcrowded with information and misinformation, it is good to have the BioLogos website where you can be sure that the information is handled by expert... Read More >

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  • Seung-Hwan Kim

    Seung-Hwan Kim

    Seung-Hwan Kim is a senior associate with the CSIS International Security Program, as well as a professor of international affairs at Myongji University (Seoul). He is also a columnis... Read More >

  • 5 Tips For “Going Public” as an Evolutionary Creationist

    | Mario A. Russo
    Blog Post
    5 Tips For “Going Public” as an Evolutionary Creationist | Mario A. Russo

    For evolutionary creationists in anti-evolution families and faith communities, it is often difficult to discern when, how, and even if to share their beliefs. Read More >

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  • Defending the Truth or Building a Stumbling Block?

    | Kathryn Applegate
    Blog Post
    Defending the Truth or Building a Stumbling Block? | Kathryn Applegate

    Confronted almost daily by my ignorance of the science of evolution, I decided to embark on a study. If Christianity were true, I expected it could withstand even the toughest questio... Read More >

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  • Scripture vs. the Facts? Working through a Crisis of Understanding

    | Stephen Ashley Blake
    Blog Post
    Scripture vs. the Facts? Working through a Crisis of Understanding | Stephen Ashley Blake

    When I became a Christian I inherited new scientific views: the earth was young, macro-evolution was false, and to affirm the contrary was to discredit the Bible and even the Gospel. Read More >

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  • Only a Theory

    Book
    Only a Theory

    Ken Miller's book addresses some of the key assertions of advocates of Intelligent Design. Read More >

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  • Stories: Jeff Hardin

    | Jeff Hardin
    Blog Post
    Stories: Jeff Hardin | Jeff Hardin

    Helping students see that the notion that we must choose between sound faith and current science is a false dichotomy is key in aiding their development into fully devoted Christians. Read More >

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  • Silence and Evolution

    | Jim Stump
    Blog Post
    Silence and Evolution | Jim Stump

    If God speaks in gentle whispers, is it any wonder we so often miss it? Our lives are filled with winds and earthquakes and fires. Read More >

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  • Jefferson’s Bible and the Tears of Christ

    | Makoto Fujimura
    Blog Post
    Jefferson’s Bible and the Tears of Christ | Makoto Fujimura

    Jefferson's rationalism allowed only a distant deity that made sense in reference to objective ‘scientific’ calibrations, not ephemeral marks of compassion. Read More >

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  • Saving Darwin

    Book
    Saving Darwin

    Saving Darwin traces the cultural motivations of the anti-Darwin movement and addresses it in both theological and scientific terms. Read More >

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  • Stories: Mark D. Roberts

    | Dr. Mark D. Roberts
    Blog Post
    Stories: Mark D. Roberts | Dr. Mark D. Roberts

    I see BioLogos as an invaluable resource for parents who want to help their children grow as thoughtful, faithful Christians who make a real difference in today's world. Read More >

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  • You Are the Sun

    | Catherine Crouch
    Blog Post
    You Are the Sun | Catherine Crouch

    I find this song compelling because not only is the science on which the song draws accurate, but the science is critical to Groves' metaphor.   Read More >

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  • Emily Swan

    Emily Swan

    Emily grew up in Indianapolis and moved to Ann Arbor after college to work for Borders Group Inc. She received her B.A. in history from Butler University, and has worked toward her Ma... Read More >

  • So, Do You Believe in Evolution?

    | Rodney J. Scott
    Blog Post
    So, Do You Believe in Evolution? | Rodney J. Scott

    I do not personally know of anyone who has embraced Christianity primarily because they were persuaded to reject evolution. Read More >

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  • The Big Questions in Science and Religion

    Book
    The Big Questions in Science and Religion

    In The Big Questions in Science and Religion, Keith Ward, an Anglican minister who was once an atheist, offers compelling insights into the often contentious relationship between dive... Read More >

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  • Leonard J. Vander Zee

    Leonard J. Vander Zee

    Leonard J. Vander Zee (M.Div., Calvin Theological Seminary) is editor in chief for Faith Alive Christian Resources. Previously he served in pastorates in Indiana, Michigan, Iowa and N... Read More >

  • Teaching Science in Tennessee

    | Praveen Sethupathy
    Blog Post
    Teaching Science in Tennessee | Praveen Sethupathy

    Last week, Tennessee legislators approved a bill on science education (the Teacher Protection Academic Freedom Act) that has stoked controversy around the country. Read More >

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  • Is that all?: Reflecting on a Christian Reading of Genesis

    | Craig D. Allert
    Blog Post
    Is that all?: Reflecting on a Christian Reading of Genesis | Craig D. Allert

    It is important to know what we should not expect from the Bible. But I fear we leave it at that and neglect the role that the Bible plays in the lives of Christians here and now. &n... Read More >

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  • Dean Heetderks

    Dean Heetderks

    Dean R. Heetderks is director of Proservices, the design group that serves the Christian Reformed Church; and art director of the magazine "Reformed Worship." He and his wife, Vicki, ... Read More >

  • Is There a War on Science? Reflecting on National Geographic’s Cover Story

    | Brad Kramer
    Blog Post
    Is There a War on Science? Reflecting on National Geographic’s Cover Story | Brad Kramer

    "The rhetoric of 'more scientific than thou' accomplishes almost nothing in fostering productive dialogue." Thankfully, magazines like National Geographic are beginning to realize thi... Read More >

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  • Does thermodynamics disprove evolution?

    Common Question
    Does thermodynamics disprove evolution?

    Because evolution results in an increase in the order and complexity of species—a decrease in entropy—some claim evolution violates the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Read More >

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  • Letting God Out of the Box

    | Lisa Jeanguenin
    Blog Post
    Letting God Out of the Box | Lisa Jeanguenin

    I learned that I had been putting God in a box: I was making him fit into my ideas of how he should create life, as if I knew the correct way it should have been done. Read More >

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  • Open Secret: A New Vision for Natural Theology

    Book
    Open Secret: A New Vision for Natural Theology

    Natural theology, in the view of many, is in crisis. In his long-awaited book, Alister McGrath sets out a new vision for natural theology, re-establishing its legitimacy and utility. ... Read More >

    Going Deeper
  • Cara Wall-Scheffler

    Cara Wall-Scheffler

    Cara Wall-Scheffler’s research focuses on the evolution of human sexual dimorphism, particularly in the context of balancing the pressures of thermoregulation and long-distance ... Read More >

  • Celebrate Science, Don’t Fear It

    | Karl Giberson
    Blog Post
    Celebrate Science, Don’t Fear It | Karl Giberson

        Francis Collins and I make a familiar but under-emphasized theological point: the world cries out for explanation at both a scientific and an emotional level, and th... Read More >

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  • More Than Darwin

    Book
    More Than Darwin

    This concise reference illuminates the human side of the long, often colorful controversy between evolution and creationism by giving synopses of every major person, organization, and... Read More >

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  • Shiny Scales, Silvery Skins, and Evolution

    | BioLogos Editorial Team
    Blog Post
    Shiny Scales, Silvery Skins, and Evolution | BioLogos Editorial Team

    A recent study by researcher Avital Levy-Lior and her colleagues have discovered found that both Koi fish and silvery spiders evolved the same camouflage via different structures. Read More >

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  • God's Word in Human Words

    Book
    God's Word in Human Words

    Sparks argues that the insights from historical and biblical criticism can indeed be valuable to evangelicals. Read More >

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  • Should Christians Trust Scientific Experts?

    | Josh Reeves
    Blog Post
    Should Christians Trust Scientific Experts? | Josh Reeves

    The central question for Christians today is not “should I believe scientific experts?” but “which scientific experts should I believe?" Read More >

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  • Beyond the Firmament

    Book
    Beyond the Firmament

    Beyond the Firmament challenges all creationist camps to step outside of traditional paradigms and recognize how our modern scientific worldview actually blinds us from seeing the sim... Read More >

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  • Gregory Wolfe

    Gregory Wolfe

    Writer, teacher, publisher, and editor, Gregory Wolfe has been called “one of the most incisive and persuasive voices of our generation” (Ron Hansen). Both as a ... Read More >

  • Signature in the Cell

    | Darrel Falk
    Blog Post
    Signature in the Cell | Darrel Falk

    There is a Mind who was before all things and through whom all things are held together. Hence, I believe in intelligent design. But am I in the Intelligent Design (ID) movement? No. Read More >

    Going Deeper
  • How Will We Worship on Darwin Day?

    | Jim Stump
    Blog Post
    How Will We Worship on Darwin Day? | Jim Stump

    Respecting Darwin’s tremendous scientific achievements is not the same as accepting everything said and done in his name.   Read More >

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  • What is Scientism?

    | Thomas Burnett
    Blog Post
    What is Scientism? | Thomas Burnett

    Though coined recently, it is associated with many other “isms” with long and turbulent histories: materialism, naturalism, reductionism, empiricism, and positivism. Read More >

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  • Signature in the Cell: A Follow-Up

    | Darrel Falk
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    Signature in the Cell: A Follow-Up | Darrel Falk

    The work Meyer had been discussing that led up to that final dismissive statement about “cranks” on page 322, was that of Gerald Joyce and Jack Szostak.  Read More >

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  • The Dawkins Delusion

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    The Dawkins Delusion

    "Alister McGrath invariably combines enormous scholarship with an accessible and engaging style." -- Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury Read More >

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  • Signature in the Cell: A Letter to Our Readers

    | Darrel Falk
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    Signature in the Cell: A Letter to Our Readers | Darrel Falk

    Dr. Stephen C. Meyer says with certainty that science has reached a dead end and the only other possibility is that there is a mind behind the code of life.  Read More >

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  • Oracles of Science

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    Oracles of Science

    Oracles of Science examines the popular writings of the six scientists who most influenced our perceptions of science. Read More >

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  • An Evolutionary Journey

    | Robert C. Bishop
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    An Evolutionary Journey | Robert C. Bishop

    When it comes to scholarship, it seems to me that Christian integrity demands we read for insight rather than ammunition.   Read More >

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  • Response to Jim Stump’s Resignation from Bethel College

    | Deborah Haarsma
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    Response to Jim Stump’s Resignation from Bethel College | Deborah Haarsma

    We want to see Christian colleges encouraging their scholars to engage the scientific evidence that humans evolved and acknowledge this can be done while preserving biblical authority... Read More >

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  • Fides et Scientia Quaerens Intellectum

    | Jim Stump
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    Fides et Scientia Quaerens Intellectum | Jim Stump

    The arguments for the correctness of the BioLogos approach to faith and science on this blog will come primarily in the form of how well they illuminate everything else we look at. &n... Read More >

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  • Jennifer Wiseman on “Science as an Instrument of Worship”

    | Kathryn Applegate
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    Jennifer Wiseman on “Science as an Instrument of Worship” | Kathryn Applegate

    How often are recent scientific discoveries used to stir us up to worship, and to what extent do they inform our theology and stewardship?   Read More >

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  • Signature in the Synteny

    | Dennis Venema
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    Signature in the Synteny | Dennis Venema

    The hypothesis of common ancestry between similar organisms makes a very straightforward prediction about their genomes... Read More >

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  • Galileo's Daughter

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    Galileo's Daughter

    The story of Galileo and his relationship with his illegitimate daughter set the stage for his trial. Read More >

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  • The Importance of Equipping Educators

    | Chris Stump
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    The Importance of Equipping Educators | Chris Stump

    This blog is for parents, youth pastors, Christian publishers, and school administrators who sense the need to pass on a better narrative to our children when it comes to science... Read More >

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  • Being Fruitful

    | Micheal Lipford
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    Being Fruitful | Micheal Lipford

    Many use the words "dominion" and "subdue" as "unconditional permission to use the world as they please." Yet, that is contradicted by the rest of the Bible. Read More >

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  • Jesus and the Sea

    | Pete Enns
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    Jesus and the Sea | Pete Enns

    The theological power of these episodes is more fully appreciated when we keep before us the Old Testament “taming the water” theme they echo.   Read More >

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  • Toward a Christian View of a Scientific World

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    Toward a Christian View of a Scientific World

    This comprehensive and readable work by a well-qualified and experienced scientist, theologian, and pastor fills a very important gap in the current literature regarding the new dialo... Read More >

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  • Looking Back Upon Moving In

    | Kathryn Applegate
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    Looking Back Upon Moving In | Kathryn Applegate

    Whatever your view on origins and evolution, I hope you feel welcome here--our house is your house!     Read More >

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  • The Evolution of Original Sin

    | Oliver Crisp
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    The Evolution of Original Sin | Oliver Crisp

    The doctrine of original sin, as understood today, is the result of a long and messy conversation about difficult parts of Scripture.  Read More >

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  • John Ortberg Sermon: Does Science Disprove Faith?

    | John Ortberg
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    John Ortberg Sermon: Does Science Disprove Faith? | John Ortberg

    Pastor Ortberg addresses the concern that modern science has shown faith to be irrational, touching on evolution, the Big Bang, and the BioLogos Foundation. Read More >

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  • What created God?

    Common Question
    What created God?

    In other words, if everything in the universe has a cause, why does God get a free pass? Don’t we need an explanation for his origin as well? Read More >

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  • Genesis: A Commentary

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    Genesis: A Commentary

    Lucidly and eloquently written, it is a work of the heart that helps us not only to understand deeply God's Word in its context, but also to consider how it applies to us today. -Amaz... Read More >

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  • Happy Darwin Day!

    | Chris Stump
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    Happy Darwin Day! | Chris Stump

    Celebrate by watching (and sharing) this great video about evidence for evolution.   Read More >

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  • Hidden Figures, Hidden Feelings

    | Kathryn Applegate
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    Hidden Figures, Hidden Feelings | Kathryn Applegate

    We impoverish the Kingdom when we fail to encourage young people—whatever their sex, color, or class—to reach their full potential.  Read More >

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  • Were Adam and Eve historical figures?

    Common Question
    Were Adam and Eve historical figures?

    Traditional interpretations of Scripture should not be lightly dismissed, but neither should we ignore the results of scientific inquiry simply because they conflict with these. Read More >

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  • Daniel Harrell on Embracing Truth

    | Daniel Harrell
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    Daniel Harrell on Embracing Truth | Daniel Harrell

    Harrell affirms that science is not the only way to pursue truth. Rather, truth happens in a variety of different ways and each one ultimately leads to an understanding of God. &... Read More >

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  • John Polkinghorne on Natural Theology, Part 1

    John Polkinghorne
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    John Polkinghorne on Natural Theology, Part 1 John Polkinghorne

    Transcript William Paley… wrote a book, a famous book, called Natural Theology. Paley’s form of natural theology was an uninhibited appeal to the inspection of the w... Read More >

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  • Chance Creation

    | Mark Sprinkle
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    Chance Creation | Mark Sprinkle

    John Cage asked the stuff he used to make paintings to take part in the process—to contribute identity to the intentional, purposeful, and determined work of creating “bas... Read More >

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  • Joint Statement by Darrel Falk and Bruce Waltke

    | Bruce Waltke
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    Joint Statement by Darrel Falk and Bruce Waltke | Bruce Waltke

    The controversy over the posting of a video by Bruce largely relates to difference in teaching styles, probably significantly affected by differences in our disciplines. Read More >

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  • Darwinism and the Divine in America

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    Darwinism and the Divine in America

    “This thoroughly researched book establishes a new standard for discussing connections between evolutionary theory and Protestant thought in nineteenth-century America.”— Isis Read More >

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  • 10 Misconceptions about Evolution

    | Jim Stump
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    10 Misconceptions about Evolution | Jim Stump

    One of the difficulties people have with coming to accept the science of evolution is that they have absorbed incorrect or only partially correct information. Read More >

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  • God Revealed in Creation

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    God Revealed in Creation

    Pastor Harrell notes that, to him, faith must correspond to how things are, not merely how we wish they could be. Thus, exploring nature can be seen as a way to also explore our fai... Read More >

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  • John Polkinghorne on Natural Theology, Part 2

    John Polkinghorne
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    John Polkinghorne on Natural Theology, Part 2 John Polkinghorne

    Transcript So here are two meta-questions which illustrate what I’m trying to say. The first question is a question that is so simple that most of us would not even stop to t... Read More >

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  • The Beauty of Being a Scientist and a Christian

    | Karl Giberson
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    The Beauty of Being a Scientist and a Christian | Karl Giberson

    I am a Christian. I believe that God is the ultimate reality and that the world, including me, was created by God.  Read More >

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  • Charis-Kairos—The Tears of Christ

    | Makoto Fujimura
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    Charis-Kairos—The Tears of Christ | Makoto Fujimura

    Why would one take this journey? The only reason that I can even begin to think in such audacious terms is because I believe in the audacity of the Incarnation. Read More >

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  • Reclaiming Design

    | Brad Kramer
    Blog Post
    Reclaiming Design | Brad Kramer

    In a recent book review published in Christian Century, BioLogos content manager Jim Stump endeavors to reclaim the word “design.” Read More >

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  • Species of Origins

    Book
    Species of Origins

    Species of Origins counters the notion that there are only two positions at play in America’s origins controversy: atheistic evolution and biblical creationism. Read More >

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