Science and the Sacred

“Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song.” Psalm 95:2 “The God of the Bible is also the God of the genome. He can be worshipped in the cathedral or in the laboratory. His creation is majestic, awesome, intricate, and beautiful.” – Francis Collins Share |

Two week agos, Darrel Falk discussed the sense of community and fellowship he felt at our November workshop “In Search of a Theology of Celebration”, in which pastors, theologians, scientists, and other scholars gathered to discuss the important issues surrounding science and religion, and how the evangelical church can address them. In keeping with the…

In the first posted white paper from our November workshop “In Search of a Theology of Celebration”, theologian Bruce Waltke presents eleven barriers for accepting creation through evolutionary means, as identified by evangelicals. Now in the second of the seven white papers — posted yesterday in our Scholarly Essays section — historian Mark Noll looks…

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 alias on the Science and the Sacred blogs, “is extremely anti-science. Every single Christian belief,…

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 Law and serves in the school’s Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology. His blog…

Though originally scheduled to take place today, volunteers gathered yesterday on college campuses across the United States to distribute free copies of Darwin’s seminal work On the Origin of Species. The volumes included one extra item not found in the original book: an introduction by creationist Ray Comfort, which offers arguments against the theory of…

(Image courtesy of Wired.com) How many times have you heard someone ask the question: “Have scientists ever actually observed the formation of a new species?” Our standard answer is that speciation is an event that occurs over thousands of years, one would not expect to be able to observe it. However, a fascinating paper in…

In yesterday’s post, Darrel Falk discussed BioLogos’ November gathering “In Search of Theology of Celebration” and mentioned briefly the white papers that formed the basis for the three-day event’s discussion of issues — like the history of evangelicalism’s conflict between faith and science, and how evangelicalism’s approach to the science/faith issue has sometimes served as…

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 with family and how sentiment extends to the family of God, regardless of how individual…

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 commentaries, including the popular Inspiration and Incarnation: Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament…

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The BioLogos Foundation promotes the search for truth in both the natural and spiritual realms, and seeks to harmonize these different perspectives.

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