Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Book of Job, Revised

And it came to pass that a famous scientist came upon hard times. People called him names, women said he had castigated them unfairly, others questioned his sincerity. Some criticized him for speaking about things that he knew nothing of, … Continue reading

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Two new articles about the new evolutionary biology

My two related articles on the new evolutionary biology have come out at the same time: Sy Garte “God and the New Evolutionary Biology” God & Nature Magazine Winter, 2016 and my first full original article in PSCF (at this … Continue reading

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Deep in My Heart

Today’s post is nothing related to science. I did speak at my Church on Friday about humility, science and faith, and on Ash Wednesday went to an African American Church where I listened to their choir. That experience stimulated this … Continue reading

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Former atheist astrophysicist, Sarah Salviander, explains her journey to Christianity.

Originally posted on Bishop's Encyclopedia of Religion, Society and Philosophy:
Testimony of former atheist Sarah Salviander. She is a research scientist in astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Texas. “I was born in the U.S., but grew up in…

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Thoughts On Evolution

Evolution is not simply change. Stars change, planets change, galaxies, mountains, rocks, and all aspects of the physical world change, but they do not evolve. Evolution implies more than simple change: it is an accumulating, progressive change that relies on … Continue reading

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An Important Book Review

The staff of Biologos asked me to review a new book by Discovery Institute’s Michael Denton. The book is called Evolution Still a Theory in Crisis, not an auspicious title for an evolutionist like me. But I read the book, … Continue reading

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Free Will

The militant atheists I grew up with (my family and all their friends) considered free will a critical component of the human mind. The idea that people were to some degree free to choose their mode of action was crucial … Continue reading

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