Science

Swamidass’ “central argument is that current science is fully compatible with many different theological positions on the historical Adam”

"The core distinction between 'genetic' ancestry and 'genealogical' ancestry seems valid. Adam and Eve could’ve been genealogical ancestors of all humans alive today, without leaving any genetic trace....Nevertheless, the genealogical hypothesis itself is still dissonant with the biblical Adam and Eve." - TGC

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A Challenge to Evangelical Climate Scientist Katharine Hayhoe

"Dr. Hayhoe’s bifurcation of belief (faith) and scientific knowledge (as derived from observation) is a common misunderstanding. ...She writes as if thinking that 2 + 2 = 4, or that human activity is driving dangerous climate change, is not belief, but thinking that Jesus rose from the dead, or 'that God’s love has been poured in our hearts,' is." - Cornwall Alliance

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AiG on Scientific method... and against flat earthers

"I emphasize that astronomy, being an observational science, rather than an experimental science, is still science. People must understand that the scientific method that they learned growing up was highly idealized, and it was presented in a manner that is tailor-made for experimental science, such as biology. But this description of the scientific method is much too restrictive." - AiG

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“Protestantism didn’t hold back science – it revolutionised its methods, its theoretical content and its social significance.”

"So says Australian scholar Peter Harrison of the University of Queensland, the author of The Bible, Protestantism, and the Rise of Natural Science (Cambridge University Press, 2001) and Science Without God?:  Rethinking the History of Scientific Naturalism (Oxford University Press, 2019)." - Gene Veith

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Meet the xenobot: world's first living, self-healing robots created from frog stem cells

"These are novel living machines," said Joshua Bongard, one of the lead researchers at the University of Vermont, in the news release. "They're neither a traditional robot nor a known species of animal. It's a new class of artifact: a living, programmable organism." - CNN

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Review: Alister McGrath's new book on Einstein and God

"Can Einstein bring us closer to God’s view of the world? Oxford University’s Alister McGrath takes up this question in his book, A Theory of Everything (That Matters): A Brief Guide to Einstein, Relativity, and His Surprising Thoughts on God. McGrath—who holds advanced degrees in theology, intellectual history, and molecular biophysics—is a leading light in the dialogue of faith and science." - Christianity Today

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Science as “Fake News”? An Interview with Neuroscientist Robert James Sutherland

"The relative lack of messages from those doing science, or from good science journalists, leaves the marketplace open for messages from other sources and outlets that are talking about science. These sources generally have interests that are independent of science or are often increasingly opposed to science." - Paul Lewis Metzger

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