Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Blog Banner, Walt Whitman, ID and the Genetic Code (and more).

I chose the banner for my blog mostly from an instinctive attachment to the idea of a parent passing on the wonder of science to a child (as my own father did with me). The fact that the subject is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Wisdom from Tertullian et al.

Among the blogs I follow is one called Resurrection Orthodoxy, written by Joel Edmund Anderson. http://www.joeledmundanderson.com/?p=1813 He recently had a post that I thought was a good accompaniment to my own last blog post on probability and theology. The post … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Reason, Freedom and Doubt

I was quite pleasantly surprised when I became a Christian to find that there is a great deal of rational and logical analysis in Christian theology. Reading or listening to people like NT Wright or John Walton is not at … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Intelligent or Divine Design?

The appearance of design suggests a designer. But how can we define the appearance of design? William Dembski, one of the founders of the Intelligent Design movement (ID), has subjected this question to some rigorous statistical treatment, with the intention … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Elegance

Summer is over, ¬†and the glorious month of September is here. Today marks the end of my long blogcation, and I welcome back any readers who were impatiently pining for new posts :). I think the coming year will be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments