Tag Archives: science

How did life on earth begin?

When it comes to questions about the earth’s origins many Christians remain quiet in the face of hostility towards the idea of a Creator being behind the whole thing. Yet it’s worth knowing that the other side should also display a certain amount of humility

We are alone in the universe

It seems the question, is there other intelligent life (or any kind of life for that matter) in the universe continues to be a bothersome one for some of Earth’s brightest minds. Let me make this easy. We are alone. Completely and utterly alone. Even

Evolution: Meanings & Misconceptions

For many Christians reconciling notions of creation from the Bible with the theory of evolution continues to be troublesome. In order to get our heads straight it helps to have some understanding of what we mean when we say evolution and what it’s proponents say

The Curiosity Index (28.04.2015)

When the earth moves and the ground shakes: What the earthquake in Nepal left behind. Tim Chester tells you how to argue with tempation: “The pleasures of sin are real, but pleasing God is much sweeter.” Anthony Le Donne gives some background to summing up

Very special or very, very lucky

The universe is big. Bigger than you think. Actually much bigger than you can think. Depending on you talk to, there are somewhere in the region of 200 to 500 sextillion (that’s an extra 21 zeroes right there) planets in the universe’s estimated 500 billion

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The Curiosity Index (10.02.2015)

I’m going to be regularly mentioning Ukraine. If you get tired of that, think how it must feel if you live there. Here are some images that remind us: this is war. Oscar season is coming up and Nathanael Smith at Think Theology offers his take on

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How scientists view creationism

I’ve just reviewed The Genesis Enigma: Why the Bible is scientifically accurate by Dr Andrew Parker who attempted to reconcile Genesis 1 with the chronology of evolution. As a non-Christian scientist but one open and not hostile to religion he was scathing of what is