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Blogging The Great American Solar Eclipse

9:45am - A total eclipse of the sun hasn’t occurred over American soil since 1918, but in less than an hour, a 70-mile swath of darkness will cut a diagonal across the country from Oregon to South Carolina. Down here in So-Cal, we’ll get to enjoy 65% darkness, which would surprise family and friends back [...]

By |2017-08-21T13:21:08-07:00August 21st, 2017|Culture, Science|Comments Off on Blogging The Great American Solar Eclipse

Why Science And Faith Need Each Other – Part 3

Though they may seem like the oddest of odd couples, we've been making the case for why science and faith need each other. In two earlier articles (here and here) we explored why faith needs science. Let's flip it around. Why does science need faith? Evolutionary biologist and atheist Richard Dawkins in his book The God Delusion [...]

By |2017-05-20T18:37:08-07:00February 28th, 2017|Culture, Science|Comments Off on Why Science And Faith Need Each Other – Part 3

Why Science And Faith Need Each Other – Part 2

We’re told over and over again that science and faith are like oil and water. They don’t mix; they don’t get along; they hide in their bunkers and lob grenades at each other. It’s an impossible marriage. But we can’t go there in our thinking, because the moment we insist the two are incompatible, we [...]

By |2017-05-20T18:37:08-07:00February 23rd, 2017|Culture, Science|Comments Off on Why Science And Faith Need Each Other – Part 2

Why Science And Faith Need Each Other – Part 1

The recent report that scientists are attempting to grow human organs in host animals stirs up the ever-present tug of war that exists in our culture between faith and science. Since my full conversion to Christ in college – largely on intellectual grounds, I might add – it has been my conviction that faith and science should [...]

By |2017-05-20T18:37:08-07:00February 20th, 2017|Culture, Science|Comments Off on Why Science And Faith Need Each Other – Part 1