Archive September 2014

Perfection and Whale Hips

September 26, 2014 | Under Atheist Pseudo-Science, Science | Posted by | No Comments

One so-called “scientific” argument against the existence of God is that there are organs or features that appear unnecessary or imperfect. The argument is that this somehow shows that species evolved through a purely unguided process. Darwin wrote: “On the view of each organism with all its separate parts having been specially created, how utterly…

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Guided Evolution

September 12, 2014 | Under Atheist Pseudo-Science, Science | Posted by | No Comments

“What’s in a name?” wrote Shakespeare. Perhaps a lot. In today’s sound bite world, we need to be careful with each word we use, because we may not get a chance to explain further. I have found confusion over the word “evolution.” Some, particularly academics, will tell you that the word refers to Darwinian evolution…

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Different Paths

September 6, 2014 | Under Journey of Faith | Posted by | No Comments

This week I drove across Florida to be a guest on “It’s Time with Herman and Sharron,” also known as the “Herman and Sharron Show.” I had never heard of Herman, or Sharron, or their show, but I thought it could be fun. I also thought that perhaps it was an invitation I was supposed…

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My publisher has promoted my book as combining the best of science and religion. I like that. It’s a succinct statement of why I wrote the book. Of course, you have to be careful with terms. By “science” I mean the basic definition in the dictionary: observation, experimentation, and reasoning – what I call “figuring…

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