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Is evolutionary science in conflict with Adam and Eve?

It is difficult to classify every way of understanding Adam and Eve alongside evolution. These four questions are a helpful starting point.

A Compromise on Creationism

Mainstream scientists shouldn’t completely shun organizations friendly to the belief. Reprinted from The Wall Street Journal.

Q&A on “A Compromise on Creationism”

The growing conversation around accreditation of creation science, academic freedom, and national norms can be guided by better information.
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Race and Ancestry

Science, Civil Rights, and the Doll Test

Two black scientists explored the effects of segregation on children. Their “Doll Test” played a key role in the Civil Rights movement.

Why We Talk About Race

The questions of race return us to the grand question: what does it mean to be human? Science is important, but so is what lies beyond.

Artificial Intelligence

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Pierre Baldi: Protein Folding and AI’s Impact on Science

Pierre Baldi has been applying Deep Learning, a type of AI, to study scientific problems, like protein folding. How is AI impacting science?

Evangelicals Take on Artificial Intelligence

Can a computer house a mind? How would we construct a computational mind? How would they know if they succeeded? These questions welcome all of us.

Art and Beauty

Is the Scientist a Woman? Or a Man?

Picture a scientist. Is the scientist a woman? Or a man? Most of us pictured a man, but it's changing for the better.

Is There Beauty in the Coronavirus?

Is there beauty in a deadly coronavirus? These beautiful images of the virus are scientifically accurate watercolors by David Goodsell.

Why I Went Public on Evolution

I went public in 2012 on evolution. When it comes to personal risks, very personal reasons take center stage. Why did I go public?

In Defense of Tim Keller

Instead of narrowly arguing for our own theology, let us all advocate for truthful accounts of science and the full diversity of the Church. Peace.

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.

Daniel Ang: A Scientist Looks at the Resurrection

A physicist confesses that the electron is round and that Jesus rose from the dead. "My own faith is informed by the evidence, but it is much more."

Our Mission and Values

We fill a unique role in the conversation. Our values will be made more concrete as we align our organization, community, blog, and forum to this mission.

I Agree With Behe

I want to affirm again my common ground with Behe. Dialogue is only possible if we keep our common ground in view, and we have much of common ground.

The Genealogical Adam and Eve

Zachary Ardern: Resurrection and Reality

An evolutionary biologist confesses that Jesus rose from the dead. The message of the Resurrection was early, persuasive, and transformative.

BioLogos Deletes an Article

BioLogos deletes an article from their website. Why did they delete it? What were the mistakes in it? Transparency is how we move forward.

My Response to the ASA’s Apology

It takes real courage for institutions to transparently admit mistakes and to correct them. The ASA offers an olive branch. I accept.

Three Stories on Adam

Three different stories of Adam and Eve might be consistent with the genetic evidence. It returns us to the Grand Questions of Origins. We all should care.

Why I Left Young-Earth Creationism

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

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.

Confession

The Resurrection, With a Little Help from Richard Dawkins

For Geologist Gregg Davidson, the words of Richard Dawkins were a gift from God, helping solidify his confidence in the Resurrection.

Andy Walsh: An Imaginative Applied Scientist Considers the Resurrection

Andy Walsh wonders about Jesus's microbiome and the Resurrection. What was biologically different about Jesus' pre- and post-resurrection body?

Human Origins

Going Public in The Journal

In 2012, with this article, I went public in The Journal, confessing that I had seen evidence for evolution, but found foundation in Christ.

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.

Intelligent Design and Dialogue

More Musings on The Killmitzer-Dover Trial

Fifteen years years after Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District was decided, the case continues to draw interesting comments.

What About Intelligent Design?

"Mere Science and the Christian Faith" by Greg Cootsona sparked a conversation about Intelligent Design's place in science and in the Church.

Launching Our Forum

Peaceful Science does not fit into any of the existing "camps" in origins. We want to find common ground for everyone who wants to...

The Garden Path To 1+1=3

When I disagree with another scientist, I sometimes respond, "In my professional opinion, this just looks 1+1=3 to me." Maybe they took the garden path?

J. P. Moreland: Brains, Minds and the Soul

Dr. Swamidass and Dr. Lents are live streaming an interview with philosopher J.P. Moreland on Brains, Minds and the Soul.

The 100 Year Old Tree

I recently published an article that posed a question to theologians, inspired by what I have seen in science. I am still hoping for...

The Publisher’s Report

IVP Academic has been encouraged to see the truly unique, communal development process that Josh has embraced for this project.

Quayshawn Spencer: Is Race Real?

Is race real? Or an illusion? With the death of George Floyd, we are now asking questions about race. We invited philosopher Quayshawn Spencer to discuss.

The Perils of Digital Dialogue

In the conversation between theology and science, digital dialogue is important, but comes with perils. Maybe DOIs could help us do better.

Reworking the Science of Adam

This last year, 2017 till now, we have been reworking the science of Adam. This brings us several new ways to think about Adam and Eve in human origins.