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Is There Space for Both Faith and Science?

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Where Angels Cannot Tread: Science in a Fallen World

English poet Alexander Pope wrote “fools rush in where angels fear to tread,” as a warning to the careless critics of his day, implying that angels have wisdom beyond that which human beings can obtain. Yet, in a recently translated essay on common grace in science, Dutch theologian and statesman

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Exploring the Galaxies

From the Psalmist to the astronomers, people for centuries have suggested that the natural world is a portal to the transcendent (Ps. 19:1). But it has always been difficult for the average earth dweller to grasp the breadth of such assertions - that is, until world-class telescopes like the Hubble Space

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Science and Religion: Mixed Results

Science and religion are at war. Or, at least that’s the impression you might get from bloggers who watch the spectacle of Republican primary candidate debates. Columnists at the New York Times and the Washington Post are up-in-arms at the hostility toward, and ignorance of, science on the part

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Citing Chapter and Verse

The question is, what makes one chapter and verse more authoritative for citing than the other? The question did not arise in the discussion, but had it arisen, Dawkins and Pinker would no doubt have responded by extending the point they had already made: The chapter and verse of scriptural

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The Language of God

Have I let us into a dilemma here by talking about my own personal faith conversion and then telling you that I think evolution is true? Well, actually, no. Forty percent of scientists are believers in a personal God. Most of them in my experience have arrived at this in

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Science or Faith? Don’t Make Them Choose.

These days, almost every young American believes they have a choice to make. They can choose faith, or they can choose science, but they can’t choose both. It’s extremely hard to choose faith over science, though some do. After all, if you breathe the air around any academic

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