With our first grant, a foundation will be laid from which to launch Peaceful Science as a new voice on human origins, uniquely equipped to facilitate an exchange of questions between theology and science. This could be a new way forward, where we find common ground in grand questions, rather than common answers.
So have you heard the one about the atheist, the creationist, and the computational biologist? Sounds like the start of a joke, doesn’t it? But what if it wasn’t the start of a joke, but the start of a conversation?
Dr. Andy Walsh, a Ph.D trained computational biologist, and he is publishing his first book, Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science. Dr. Walsh is computational biologist, just like me. Early in our training, computational biologists become intellectual omnivores and polyglots. To be successful, we must weave between several fields. This comes through in… Read more
Reasons to Believe (RTB) is among the most important organizations in the origins conversation. It is led by a wise leader, whom I deeply respect, Dr. Hugh Ross. I had the privilege of sharing the stage with him this last January, asking Are Humans Special? Recently, I invited Dr. Fazale Rana from RTB into dialogue about… Read more
This letter was just posted to Dr. Rana’s facebook page, and lightly edited here. On Facebook, a Reasons to Believe supporter asked Dr. Rana to engage my work on population genetics, and Dr. Rana refused. Dr. Fazale Rana (of Reasons to Believe), I would like to warmly invite you to dialogue on the article you… Read more