Archive November 2014

Let’s Be Thankful

November 29, 2014 | Under Journey of Faith, Science | Posted by | No Comments

In this week of Thanksgiving, let’s give thanks to God. We don’t normally put our lives in historical perspective, but the average person in the United States today has a quality of life superior to that of even royalty as recently as 100 years ago. We have better food and nutrition, better entertainment, better medical…

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Only 1.5% of your DNA is used to build proteins. Proteins are the machine parts of life. Followers of Darwin’s theory of unguided evolution claim that the rest of your DNA, your “noncoding” DNA, is mostly “junk,” and that this supports Darwin’s theory that human beings were created through accidental mutations and natural selection. They…

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Lafayette, Louisiana

November 15, 2014 | Under Atheist Pseudo-Science, Science | Posted by | No Comments

I was invited to Lafayette to talk about my book, and last Sunday I went. Did you know the National Bureau of Economic Research rates Lafayette the “Happiest” city in the United States? (All of the top five and seven of the top 10 were in Louisiana; New York City got the lowest rating). I…

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Pope Francis

November 7, 2014 | Under Journey of Faith, Science | Posted by | No Comments

As you may have read, Pope Francis recently made some interesting remarks on evolution and the Big Bang. The media coverage of those remarks has been pretty confused, to say the least, and often hostile. Here’s what I believe the Pope actually said (translations may differ): “When we read in Genesis the account of Creation,…

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