Tag: Science

Assessing the Ross-Rana Model

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…
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Cancer and Evolution: tumor with blood vessels which it evolved to grow.

Cancer and Evolution

Evolutionary theory “makes sense” of cancer, giving us critical insight into how it works. Going the other direction, cancer makes sense of evolution too.

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.

A Genealogical Rapprochement on Adam?

A genealogical Adam will not solve the puzzle of Adam and Eve for everyone, but it will for many. Is a rapprochement possible?

Dr James Tour and the Great Pascal

This last year, I had the privilege of interacting with Dr. James Tour, one of the great chemists of our time. He is in the Intelligent Design  (ID) “orbit,” having signed the Dissent from Darwinism many years ago. However, he does not consider himself an ID proponent. For years he had a very eloquent explanation…
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Reviewing Adam and the Genome

I depart from Adam and the Genome’s main thesis. Critical information was let of out of this book about genealogical science.

Confessing Jesus in Science

This is an excerpt from an important article by the Lutheran theologian at Concordia seminary. Okamoto, Joel (2015) “Making Sense of Confessionalism Today,” Concordia Journal: Vol. 41 : No. 1 , Article 5. The article is focused on Lutherans, but his take on the importance of confessing “Jesus is Lord” is particularly relevant in the…
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The Overlooked Science of Genealogical Ancestry

The theological questions about evolution arise from genealogies, not genetics. Instead of rethinking Adam, perhaps we should rethink the debate?

A Theological History of Science

We are pleased to announce the award of another $25,000 grant for two years. With this grant, we aim to explore the theological history of science. This grant was also awarded by the STEAM project, which has funding from the John Templeton Foundation. This grant is directed by Joel Okamoto, housed at Concordia Seminary, and it will be moderated by Dr. Erik…
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Why Methodological Naturalism?

Mainstream science seeks “our best explanation of the world, without considering God.” This limiting clause,”without considering God,” is the rule of Methodological Naturalism (MN). Currently, science does not search for all sorts of Truth. Rather, science is limited effort to explain the world on its own terms, without invoking God, His action, or intelligent design.…
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