Science

The Enduring Lesson of the Galileo Myth

"Galileo’s biggest mistake was to move the fight out of the realm of science and into the field of biblical interpretation. In a fit of hubris, he wrote the Letter to Castelli in order to explain how his theory was not incompatible with proper biblical exegesis. With the Protestant Reformation still fresh on their minds, the authorities in the Catholic Church were in no mood to endure another troublemaker trying to interpret Scripture on his own." - TGC

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Friendly Neighborhood Epidemiologist Deploys Expert Advice With Christian Love

"Smith started Friendly Neighbor Epidemiologist, a Facebook page, in March 2020 ... Since then, the page, written in Smith’s friendly, informational voice, has grown to more than 96,000 followers. About half are evangelical Christians, she said. But threats and pushback have also followed" - C.Today

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The Fading Dream of the Computer Brain

"'They showed you a simulation of some neural activity inside this. Suppose it looked different; how would you know that that was wrong or right?' Sitting behind the camera, I replied, 'Well, I wouldn't know.' Seung reiterated: 'Right, how would anybody know what was a wrong activity pattern or right activity pattern?'" - Scientific American

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“...many Christians have not only found a harmony of faith and science but also followed a calling that lives in that tension.”

"In her most recent book, Why Science and Faith Need Each Other: Eight Shared Values That Move Us Beyond Fear, Ecklund proposes that Christians and scientists can find common ground around eight virtues that play a vital role in both faith and the practice of science: curiosity, doubt, humility, creativity, healing, awe, shalom, and gratitude." - C. Today

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