Reading Time: 4 minutes Whales are a majestic example of how evolution over eons can transform a terrestrial mammal into a deep-sea creature perfectly adapted to its enviroment.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Here’s another offering from Dana Horton. Let’s get quantum, and the Einsteinian “mind of God”. The Quantum Physics Dilemma Or How Can I Get Doreen in Accounting to Get Off My Back (5 minute read) Quantum physics was one of our requirements in ministerial school. Yep… quantum physics. Not something that is likely taught in […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes I would like to introduce you to Matthew Sabatine who will contribute a few pieces that can also be found on his own blog – details below. Over to him: DNA is often given supernatural attributes and its uniqueness is often hard to separate from God as an origin. I have witnessed this understanding many […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes This post is from regular commenter Martin Zeichner – thanks muchly, and don’t forget you can submit guest post requests to me through the contact details above. Today, he muses about words, particularly “social”, and in this context, all of the influences on us humans: Anyone who knows me knows that I like to play […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes A list from a popular Christian apologist doesn’t let us detect design in biology. Let’s move on from that to make our own attack on the Design Argument. Creationists like to say that DNA alone proves design. I say DNA alone rejects the Design Argument.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Let’s tally the problems with the natural vs. designed checklist: it’s biased, it’s untested, it’s not quantitative, and it doesn’t acknowledge how radical a supernatural conclusion is. God’s hiddenness comes up as well.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Sorting examples into Natural and Designed can be hard. Here are a few more sorting problems that we deal with all the time. Let’s review them to lose any cockiness that Natural vs. Designed is an easy task.
Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve been reading Yuval Harari’s latest book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century (UK) and I must say that it is arguably one of the most important books I have ever read (well, listened to in this case). There are so many great nuggets and things to think about in its very digestible pages. For this […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Aah, John Lennox. So long since I’ve considered you. I remember attending a talk you gave in Southampton years ago on your faith (I can’t remember the subject exactly, but it may have had connections to you being a mathematician). Lennox has written recently in the Discovery Institute’s Evolution News & Science Today (excerpted from […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes A checklist designed to find the fingerprints of a celestial Designer in biology needs to be tested against lots of tricky examples. Here are a bunch, a few of which might stump you, too.