Science

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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An overview of the light travel time problem, how creationists have addressed it, and the dasha solution

"...there is abundant evidence that astronomical distances are at least qualitatively correct, with many galaxies being millions of light-years away....Therefore, doubting astronomical distances is not a productive way to address the light travel time problem." - AiG

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Two Charlies: Darwin vs. Hodge - An imagined interview with Charles Hodge

"Hodge also saw that science low on the ladder of abstraction, based on observing and measuring, is not in conflict with Christian belief—but “science” high on the ladder, with faith in things unseen like macro-evolution, is. Here’s my pretend 1874 interview with Hodge about Darwin. Hodge’s own words form the answers." - Olasky

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Science, technology, and why the west has become anti-historical

"Many people today understand science to be the only way to achieve objective knowledge. When we reject the notion that truth is available through Scripture or anything else, we are left only with the narrative of science, which assumes that the present is superior to the past and the future will be superior to the present." - Challies

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BJU Today: Q&A about COVID-19 - Is COVID-19 real and is it that serious? Are we not giving in to too much fear as Christians? Can we trust the new vaccines?

"...for believers to use protective measures is not an indicator of fear but of wisdom. Using an umbrella when it’s raining or a coat when it’s cold doesn’t mean that you do not believe that our Lord can heal pneumonia." - BJUToday

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