Science and the Sacred
June 2009 Archives

As we continue to study the fossil record, we find a correlation between the age of rock layers and the types of organisms we expect to find.  There is a clear pattern of change in organisms throughout the fossil record […]

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 […]

While this year marks the 400th anniversary of telescope astronomy, humanity has been drawn to gaze upon the vast expanses of the heavens long before we could see to the farthest reaches of our galaxy. For the writer of the […]

Source: Hubble Heriage Team/AURA/STScl/NASA and The Hand of God When we refer to the vastness of the cosmos, exactly how large of a space are we describing? The picture above shows the galaxy NGC 4214, located about 13 million light […]

  Source: AURA/NOAO/NSF and The Hand of God This week we have been looking at the beauty of the stars and galaxies of our vast universe, brought to us through the efforts of modern astronomy. However, while the vastness of […]

Atlas Image courtesy of 2MASS/UMass/IPAC-Caltech/NASA/NSF. Christopher J. Corbally holds a doctorate in astronomy from the University of Toronto and is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and a member of the American Astronomical Society.  He is also a Jesuit […]

The image above, provided by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, shows 30 Doradus, also known as the Tarantula Nebula.  The nebula is located about 166,000 light years away from us.  At its center (upper right in the picture) is a starburst […]

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 […]

“Do you know how God controls the clouds and makes his lightning flash? Do you know how the clouds hang poised, those wonders of him who is perfect in knowledge? Job 37:15-16 Science has shown us that clouds are visible […]

Has science forced God into the margins, or has it merely caused us to reconsider the “God question” in new ways?  Can faith survive the challenge of science, or even find harmony with it?  Test of Faith, an award winning […]