Archive December 2014

The Star of Bethlehem

December 25, 2014 | Under Journey of Faith, Science | Posted by | No Comments

Was the Star of Bethlehem myth or fact? I am greatly indebted to Wayne Taylor of Louisiana for pointing me to Rick Larson’s excellent video on this subject. It is yet another example of modern science supporting belief in God. Computers today can reproduce how the sky looked from any point on Earth at any…

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An Inconvenient Truth

December 19, 2014 | Under Journey of Faith, Science | Posted by | No Comments

You may remember a 2006 documentary with Al Gore talking about global warming. It was titled “An Inconvenient Truth.” The film described global warming as “an inconvenient truth,” because, although the scientific evidence was overwhelming, many people were in denial. Could the existence of God be an inconvenient truth for our society? The scientific evidence…

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Our Special Earth

December 14, 2014 | Under Science | Posted by | 1 Comment

The many very special qualities of Earth suggest it was designed for life. My book describes these qualities (Chapter 13), and argues they support belief in God. Here are two new items that support this hypothesis. A paper by two astrophysicists looks at how often and where gamma ray bursts take place. Gamma ray bursts…

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Layers of Information

December 5, 2014 | Under Science | Posted by | No Comments

I’ve noted previously the September 2012 announcement by ENCODE – a worldwide collaboration of 450 top scientists – that most and likely all of our 3.2 billion letters of DNA code serves a purpose. That made the front page of newspapers worldwide. This week I want to focus on their lesser known but equally stunning…

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