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What Does it Mean to be Human?

Making space for differences with a civic practice of science.

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The Genealogical Adam and Eve

Some think Adam and Eve are a myth.

Some think evolution is a myth.


Either way, an honest account of science opens up space to engage larger questions together. 

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Whatever your personal beliefs, we saved a chair for you. The forum is our front porch. Rowdy, informed, and playful. Come explore the grand questions with us. 

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In memory of Glenn Morton (1950-2020), Peaceful Science is republishing his personal account and testimony of leaving Young-Earth Creationism.

Former Christian turned atheist, Stephen Matheson, invites fellow secular humanists to join the growing conversation at Peaceful Science.

Gavin Ortlund’s new book, “Retrieving Augustine’s Doctrine of Creation,” explores how Augustine’s doctrine of creation influences current creation debates.

Whatever our skin color, country of origin, ethnicity, or culture, we are all one family, one blood, one race, the human race. What has rendered us apart?

The Biological Meaning of Race

We’ve understood differences to be rooted in our essential nature, but maybe they are not. So, maybe some of the ways the world is can be changed.

Jon Garvey: A Biblical Theology of People Outside the Garden

Jon Garvey published the first book-length response to Joshua Swamidass’ The Genealogical Adam and Eve, a theological case for people outside the garden.

What Became of the Genetic Challenge to Adam and Eve?

Does genetics challenge a single-couple origin to humanity? William Lane Craig explains how we found that this challenge was an illusion.

Gavin Ortlund: Which Hills to Die On?

Gavin Ortlund’s new book, Finding the Right Hills to Die On, advocates for prioritizing which theological concerns are most important when engaging science.

Brian Godawa’s Midrash on Human Origins

In his series of novels, Brian Godawa joins the ancient midrash tradition of imaginatively retelling human origins through the lens of Genesis.

Art & Ancestry: The Ancestral Shadow

David Rygiol responds with art: Most of our ancestors leave us no genes at all – they are genetic ghosts in our past, looming like a shadow.

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