Can You Handle the Truth? On Galileo, Biblical Inerrancy, and the Courage to Question

A wonderful thing happened some four hundred years ago. Renaissance man Galileo Galilei thought to himself, “I wonder what the stars would look like through my telescope?” And so, he took an instrument that most in Europe had viewed as a toy, and he pointed it toward the heavens. The viewed startled him. Among other [Read More…]

Are Science and Religion Compatible? You betcha!

“Why would someone want to think that science and religion are incompatible? I can think of two reasons, both of which are inadequate.” Ted Peters of the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences offers our first in a series of responses to the religion-science debate we’ll be posting here at Faith Forward over the next week. [Read more…]

A Revolution in Science and Religion

The relationship between science and religion is one of the most exciting frontiers of knowledge today. These words mark the beginning of an exciting journey in which you are all invited to actively participate here at Patheos, and of which I offer my services as your weekly guide. Today I want to describe the itinerary of your tour. [Read more…]