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Science and the Sacred

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BioLogos.org Introduces Collection of Leading Figures

The BioLogos position sits between two extremes: those who insist modern science is the only source of truth and knowledge on the left, and those who insist on an ultraliteral reading of the Bible as the only source of truth […]

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“Creation”

Just when it seemed that the Darwin biopic Creation, which hit theaters last weekend in the UK, would never see daylight in the United States, a distributor has stepped forward. Newmarket Films, the same company that distributed The Passion of […]

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Evolution and the Problem of Evil

posted by kgiberson

Every Monday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from one of The BioLogos Foundation’s co-presidents: Karl Giberson and Darrel Falk. Today’s entry was written by Karl Giberson. Bill Dembski, on his anti-evolution blog Uncommon Descent, has launched a peculiar […]

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Understanding Earth

Every Friday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from a guest voice in the science and religion dialogue. This week’s guest entry was written by Karen Strand Winslow, Ph.D., a Professor of Biblical Studies at the Graduate School of […]

The Gift of Thought

“The heavens speak of the Creator’s glory and the sky proclaims God’s handiwork.” -Psalms 19:2 “How many are your works, O Lord! In wisdom you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures.” -Psalms 104:24 According to a […]

Newly Discovered Genetic Link Sheds Light on Evolution of the Four Chamber Heart

The four chambered heart is essential to the existence of warm-blooded animals. The division of the heart into two atriums and two ventricles allows the heart to completely separate the flow of blood to the lungs and the rest of […]

Making Sense of the Natural World

As we have often stated throughout both our website and this blog, the mission of the BioLogos Foundation is to promote the harmony of faith and modern science, such as the theory of evolution. Often, to help share this vision […]

On Reducing Irreducible Complexity, Part II

posted by Darrel Falk

Every Monday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from one of The BioLogos Foundation’s co-presidents: Karl Giberson and Darrel Falk. Today’s entry was written by Darrel Falk. Michael Behe chose the mouse trap as his everyday example of a […]

Reconciling Science With Scripture

Every Friday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from a guest voice in the science and religion dialogue. This week’s guest entry was written by John Walton, Ph.D., a Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College and Graduate School. […]

Of Mice and Men

As we continue to study genomes, we find striking similarities between our human genome and those of other organisms. These similarities can lead to one of two conclusions: either humans share a common ancestor with other living things, or the […]

Courage to Seek

“Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt.” -Paul Tillich, “Saturday Evening Post” “God gave us a curiosity to understand his creation. I don’t […]

Did Darwin Kill God?

That’s the question of a documentary aired by BBC, which looks at the relationship between religion and evolution. Connor Cunningham, the documentary’s host, is a firm believer in evolution as well as a Christian. The apparent clash between science and […]

Who Cares About Darwin?

posted by kgiberson

Every Monday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from one of The BioLogos Foundation’s co-presidents: Karl Giberson and Darrel Falk. Today’s entry was written by Karl Giberson. There is an odd rearguard action to undermine evolution taking place that […]

Reading Nature and Reading Scripture

Every Friday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from a guest voice in the science and religion dialogue. This week’s guest entry was written by Daniel M. Harrell, a minister at Park Street Church in Boston and author of […]

Our Story

In the early chapters of Genesis, we meet Adam and Eve, the original man and woman formed from the dust of the Earth, brought to life by the breath of God, and placed in a beautiful garden with a mysterious […]

Alister McGrath on Science and Religion

Alister McGrath, author of A Fine-Tuned Universe, was a “rottweiler sort” of atheist in his younger years. However, after attending university, McGrath discovered that God was more exciting that he initially thought, and became a Christian. As he began to […]

The Message-Incident Principle

CAPTION: The Message-Incident Principle This post is a follow up by Denis Lamoureux on his earlier “Science and the Sacred” guest article “The Ancient Science in the Bible“. As I argued in a previous contribution, the Bible presents a 3-tiered […]

Saving Anthony

posted by Darrel Falk

Every Monday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from one of The BioLogos Foundation’s co-presidents: Karl Giberson and Darrel Falk. Today’s entry was written by Darrel Falk. Some time ago, I spoke with a theologian who has accepted the […]

Physics and the Body of Christ

Every Friday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from a guest voice in the science and religion dialogue. This week’s guest entry was written by Dean Nelson, the founder and director of the journalism program at Point Loma Nazarene […]

New Eyes

“If faith has meaning, it can’t be off in one part of you. It has to be integrated. I think my faith adds to the experience of being a scientist in the way that discovering something has more meaning, sort […]

Creatures Great and Small

Among the distinguishing features of the countless living creatures on our planet, size is certainly one of the most noticeable. Life on earth encompasses everything from microscopic one-celled bacteria to the gargantuan blue whale, the largest animal to have ever […]

A Culture War

The discussion surrounding evolution is often marked by the loud voices of opposing sides. To some, evolution represents a challenge to morality and religion that must be fought head on. They agree with leading anti-evolutionist Henry Morris, who wrote that […]

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We're Moving
Science & the Sacred is moving to our new home on The BioLogos Foundation's Web site. Be sure to visit and bookmark our new location to stay up to date with the latest blogs from Karl Giberson, Darrel Falk, Pete Enns, and our various guests ...

posted 8:00:00am Dec. 11, 2009 | read full post »

Shiny Scales, Silvery Skins, and Evolution
  Source: Physorg.comIridescence -- a key component of certain makeup, paints, coatings of mirrors and lenses -- is also an important feature in the natural world. Both fish and spiders make use of periodic photonic systems, which scatter ...

posted 8:00:00am Dec. 09, 2009 | read full post »

A Stellar Advent Calendar
Looking for a unique way to mark the days of the Advent season? The Web site Boston.com offers an Advent calendar composed of images from the Hubble Telescope, both old and new. Each day, from now until the celebration of the Nativity of Christ, ...

posted 8:00:00am Dec. 09, 2009 | read full post »

Belief, Guidance, and Evolution
Recently BioLogos' Karl Giberson was interviewed by Marcio Campos for the Brazilian newspaper Gazeta do Povo's Tubo De Ensaio (i.e. "Test tube") section. What follows is a translated transcript of that interview, which we will be posting in ...

posted 8:00:00am Dec. 08, 2009 | read full post »

Let's Come at this From a Different Angle
Every Friday, "Science and the Sacred" features an essay from a guest voice in the science and religion dialogue. This week's guest entry was written by Peter Enns. Enns is an evangelical Christian scholar and author of several books and ...

posted 8:00:00am Dec. 04, 2009 | read full post »

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