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Science and the Sacred

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Belief, Guidance, and Evolution

posted by kgiberson

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 three installments. […]

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One Hundred and Fifty Years…and Counting

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. This past Tuesday marked the 150th anniversary of the publication of Origin […]

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With God All Things Are Possible

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. “Christianity,” wrote someone who likes to comment under the cover of an […]

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On Coming to Peace in the Family of God

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. In my last posting I wrote that my greatest joy is being […]

Tiny Tails Wagging Gigantic Dogs

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. In my last blog post I addressed some questions of logic that […]

On Feeling at Home in the Family

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. The greatest joy of my life is being with family. This is […]

In Defense of Dover

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 David Opderbeck. Opderbeck is a professor of law at Seton Hall University School of […]

Chopping Logic

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. Two curiously related things happened to me last month. The first was […]

Nature’s God-Talk

posted by Darrel Falk

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge. There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard. […]

A House of Sand and Fog

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. I recently finished a tour of the Answers in Genesis Creation Museum […]

Saving the Children

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. Recently BioLogos received the following comment from a visitor to its website: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Decent Swordfish

posted by kgiberson

Source: FotoosVanRobin / Flickr / All Rights Reserved 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. I love the show […]

On Reducing Irreducible Complexity, Part I

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. Someone needs to write a book about the emergence of evolutionary biology […]

No Room at the Inn?

posted by kgiberson

Every Monday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from one of The BioLogos Foundation’s leaders: Karl Giberson and Darrel Falk. Today’s entry was written by Karl Giberson. Watching the discussion surrounding Francis Collins’s National Institutes of Health (NIH) appointment […]

The Vision Lives On

posted by Darrel Falk

Every Monday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from one of The BioLogos Foundation’s leaders: Francis Collins, Karl Giberson and Darrel Falk. However, in light of the news of Francis Collins’s confirmation as director of the National Institutes of […]

The Necessity of Faith

posted by kgiberson

Every Monday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from one of The BioLogos Foundation’s leaders: Francis Collins, Karl Giberson and Darrel Falk. Today’s entry was written by Karl Giberson. Some Christians apparently believe that faith is a bad word. […]

A Call for Peace in the Science/Faith Battle

Normally each Monday “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from one of The BioLogos Foundation’s leaders. However, this week we welcome a special entry from guest contributors Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum. It is one of the oldest conflicts, […]

Different Types of Origins Stories

posted by Darrel Falk

Every Monday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from one of The BioLogos Foundation’s leaders: Francis Collins, Karl Giberson and Darrel Falk. Today’s entry was written by Darrel Falk. We all love origins-stories — be it stories about our […]

Blessed is the Peacemaker

posted by kgiberson

Every Monday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from one of The BioLogos Foundation’s leaders: Francis Collins, Karl Giberson and Darrel Falk. Today’s entry was written by Karl Giberson. The news these days — especially in the BioLogos part […]

Word Games

posted by kgiberson

Source: zamburak / Flickr / All Rights Reserved Every Monday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from one of The BioLogos Foundation’s leaders: Francis Collins, Karl Giberson and Darrel Falk. Today’s entry was written by Karl Giberson. Have you […]

In The Bones

posted by Darrel Falk

Source: National Science Foundation Every Monday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from one of The BioLogos Foundation’s leaders: Francis Collins, Karl Giberson and Darrel Falk. Today’s entry was written by Darrel Falk. I am a fan of the […]

A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart

posted by fcollins

Source: Library of Congress Each Monday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from one of the BioLogos leaders: Francis Collins, Karl Giberson and Darrel Falk. Today’s was written by Dr. Francis Collins. I recently read some published sermons by […]

Saving Faith

posted by kgiberson

The popular organization Answers in Genesis, led by Ken Ham, warns that BioLogos and like-minded organizations are “destructive to biblical authority and are leading so many people astray.” I believe, rather, that anti-evolution arguments like these from Ham and other […]

Evidence for Evolution in the Mouths of Birds

posted by Darrel Falk

Source: Flickr / Navena / All Rights Reserved A friend tells me the most important task for Science and the Sacred is to present evidence of evolution in ways people without a biology background can understand. A year ago, this […]

Creating a Community to Explore the Harmony of Science and Faith

posted by fcollins

Today would have been my mother’s 100th birthday. At her memorial service last year, family and friends sang “Will the Circle Be Unbroken.” The verses powerfully captured the loss I felt as a grieving son, but the chorus offered reassurance: […]

God or Matter?

posted by kgiberson

The University of Chicago biologist Jerry Coyne recently objected to the suggestion that humans might actually be a part of God’s creative plan. Like most of the so-called “new atheists,” he denounces the idea that evolution — all by its […]

A Rational Belief

posted by Darrel Falk

Source: finsbry / Flickr / All Rights reserved My granddaughter Sara is six years old. About six months ago, her mom called to tell me Sara wanted to talk about some theological concepts. She put Sara on the phone, and […]

Evolution and the Imago Dei

posted by fcollins

Genesis 1:26-27 reads: “Then God said, `Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth, and […]

The Road Less Traveled

posted by kgiberson

What is the most fascinating question in all of science? My vote goes to the meaning of the so-called “anthropic principle,” and, judging from the traffic to www.biologos.org, the apparent design of the universe intrigues a lot of people. The […]

BioLoguration

posted by fcollins

It happened again this week.  I received an e-mail from a student at a major university who is in the midst of a profound personal crisis.  Was this a financial problem?  A failure in course work that threatens a lifelong […]

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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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