Science

Amid COVID-19, Pro-Lifers Push to Avoid Abortive Fetal Cells in Medicine

"This is an ethical dilemma that pro-life Christians have wrestled through long before the coronavirus. Given the role of old fetal cell lines in more than half a century of vaccine development—including options for a COVID-19 vaccine—many have been able to reconcile the use of fetal tissue from decades-old abortions while opposing the use of fetal tissue from new abortions for further testing." - CToday

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Inerrancy and Biblical Authority: How and Why Old-Earth Inerrantists Are Unintentionally Undermining Inerrancy

"This paper will carefully examine the relevant affirmations and denials in those documents [1978-99 Council on Biblical Inerrancy] to expose the ambiguous wording that opened the door for these old-earth views. I will then document a number of examples to show how leading inerrantists unknowingly and unintentionally have violated the principles that they endorsed in those two documents." - AiG

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2,500 evangelicals sign statement on science and the pandemic

"'A Christian Statement on Science for Pandemic Times' expresses concern for the 'politicization of science in the public square when so many lives are at stake.' Signers pledge to wear masks, get vaccinated and correct misinformation and conspiracy theories." - RNS

Related: New Christian Initiative to Pursue Criminal Justice Reforms

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“Science is most ill-served by its ostensible friends who declaim its authority the loudest.”

"One can fully grant the existence and usefulness of experts and expertise, yet also recognize from whence skepticism can derive. The problem is this: while credentialing experts solves one 'cheap talk' problem, it creates another, less recognized cheap talk problem. It’s the latter from whence skepticism derives." - Law & Liberty

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