Category Archives: Faith and Science

Posts that discuss the interaction of science with faith.

The Problem with Modern Atheism is not about God

Is there a spiritual dimension of reality? Some time ago you could be an atheist and answer yes. But the New Atheists not only deny the existence of God, they also deny the reality of anything spiritual in human existence. … Continue reading

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Do we need God?

The answer is no. I will elaborate. We don’t need to believe in God to be good people. I have known many good people who didn’t believe in God, including most of my relatives. We don’t need to know God … Continue reading

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Faith and Proof

I’ve always loved science. I became a scientist, and I did a lot scientific research in genetics, toxicology, and molecular biology. While I never became a great scientist, I did make a living at it. And I have always read … Continue reading

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The genesis of Genesis, Part 2

God said,  “Listen, Sam, I hope you are getting the point here. The plants, using photosynthesis were able to convert the energy from the sun into useful chemical energy by a complex process of electron transport. What a great system. … Continue reading

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The genesis of Genesis

Here is what I think might have happened. Sam the scribe, a very religious man, was hanging in front of his tent one day when he heard the voice of the Lord. “Sam,” boomed the voice. “Get some parchment and … Continue reading

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Magic, Religion, Science

    In the first human conceptions of the world, nobody thought that any part of reality obeyed fixed natural laws. That is the nature of magic, the basis of primitive religions and world views. According to magical thinking, there is … Continue reading

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