Science and the Sacred

“Our explorations have produced a vast archive of remarkable astronomical images… The riches are too many for choices, the revelations beautiful and dreadful. Who can look at these images and not be transformed? The heavens declare God’s glory.” -Chet Raymo, from Skeptics and True Believers “Astronomy leads us to a unique event, a universe which…

When many people hear the words “astronomy” and “the Vatican”, they are reminded of the infamous trial of Galileo, who was forced to recant his championing of the Copernican model and the belief that the earth revolved around the sun. But this Friday, the Vatican will be celebrating the history of astronomy with the new…

Many evangelical books on science and creation insist that there are major flaws in the idea that life appeared gradually over time. Rather than highlighting minor issues with the theory, they insist that evolution is a corrupt and inherently wrong theory that must be discarded. However, the problem is that the idea of life evolving…

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 in Kentucky’s Boone County, just a few minutes from the Cincinnati airport. I had a…

In this video, Beau Lotto, founder of art studio and science lab Lottolabs, offers a fun look at optical illusions and how they reflect the evolution of our ability to see. Our vision, argues Lotto, does not show the world as it really is but rather in a way that is most useful. Vision isn’t…

“The picture I want of God’s relationship with the world is one of continuing interaction, not occasional intervention; poking with the divine finger when things go wrong. I believe that God interacts with the world, but doesn’t overrule the freedom he has given to creatures.“ -John Polkinghorne, “Does God interact with his suffering world?” “The…

On Monday, Darrel Falk addressed the need to teach children both respect for the Bible and an understanding of science.  He called for concerned Christians to begin developing a curriculum that embraces the harmony of Christian faith and science. In the meantime, however, many parents may be wondering what they can do to teach their…

Today’s entry was written by Kathryn Applegate. Applegate is completing her PhD in Cell Biology at The Scripps Research Institute. Genetic switches that act during development to produce a newborn baby seem, like Michael Behe’s mouse trap, irreducibly complex. As Darrel Falk pointed out recently, however, irreducibly complex switches also drive the proliferation of bacteria…

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: “I am a Christian and have come to believe in evolution. However, I struggle with…

Every Friday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essayfrom a guest voice in the science and religion dialogue. This week’sguest entry was written by Gordon J. Glover. Glover holds degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Ocean Engineering and is the author ofBeyond the Firmament: Understanding Science and Creation(Watertree Press, 2007). A veteran of the U.S. Navy,…

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