Biologos AMA

Biologos announced on their website that they will be having an “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit: On June 24, Deborah Haarsma, Jim Stump, and Dennis Venema will be participating in an AMA where for two hours, Redditors will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive responses from our experts. If you’re interested in [Read More...]

History of Science Myths

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Bamboozle

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The Evolution of God

The Onion had a piece about how the deity of humans evolved from a chimpanzee deity. While comical, the piece deserves some serious comment. First, in making a connection with biological evolution, it plays into the popular misunderstanding that human beings evolved from other primates which currently exist, whether chimpanzees or others. Second, there is [Read More...]

There Will Never Be Another

I like this quote from the Doctor Who episode “The Rings of Akhaten.” It illustrates many things – that one can find meaning in telling the story of the universe in a scientifically-informed way, that discussion of natural processes does not have to lead to the conclusion that life is meaningless rather than incredibly precious. [Read More...]

Kepler the Young-Earth Creationist?

I’ve been meaning for a while to blog about an article by Hank Campbell which reflected on an episode of Cosmos. He notes the tendency to poke fun at Archbishop Usher’s calculation of the age of the earth, so badly wrong from our perspective, while never poking fun at Johannes Kepler, who held a similar [Read More...]

Darwin’s Witnesses

Whether it is the Christian message or the advances of science, there is always good news and bad news that can be shared. Among science-denying religious people, there is a lot focus on what they consider the “bad news” in evolutionary biology. If you were an evangelist for mainstream science, what would you share as [Read More...]

Science and Mistakes

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Science, Religion, and Culture (New Journal)

I recently had a new journal drawn to my attention, which some readers may also be interested to know about if they aren’t already aware of it. Science, Religion, and Culture is open access, and so click through and take a look to see if it is of interest, either to read or to submit [Read More...]

Scientist and Christian

Katharine Hayhoe was featured on the PBS NOVA series “The Secret Life of Scientists.”¬†Click on the link in the previous sentence to hear about her work as a “climate change evangelist.” [Read more...]

Ad Hominid

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