Science, Scripture, and the Image of God

A. R. Hall, Bible, Christianity, Christopher Kaiser, Creation and the History of Science, creator, Culture & Ethics, Faith & Science, history, How the West Won, human mind, humans, image of God, Intelligent Design, intelligent designer, intelligible order, lawgiver, logos, Museum of the Bible, natural world, Rodney Stark, The Scientific Revolution 1500-1800
"The proposition that the universe had an Intelligent Designer is the most fundamental of all scientific theories." Source
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Asking Questions Demonstrates Human Exceptionalism

Albert Einstein, animals, Bible, chatbot, ChatGPT, cosmos, curiosity, DNA, electronic technology, fine-tuning, history, human exceptionalism, Human Origins, humans, imagination, Intelligent Design, Irreducible Complexity, metaphysics, natural world, Physics, Earth & Space, prompt engineering, Questions
This human trait of question-asking begins almost as soon as we learn to talk. Young children can confound their parents with their rapid-fire questions. Source
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Defining Science, and Discussing Stephen Meyer’s God Hypothesis, on Twitter

Amazon, Christianity, cosmology, Dave Farina, empiricism, Energy, Evolution, faith and science, history, humility, ID The Future, Intelligent Design, Isaac Newton, Johannes Kepler, logic, matter, Philosophy of Science, realism, reason, Return of the God Hypothesis, Robert Boyle, Stephen Meyer, TBN, theists, Twitter, William Dembski
"God is a hypothesis. What Dr. Meyer does is evaluate that hypothesis against the latest scientific evidence of the last century." Source
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Joseph L. Graves as the “Black Darwin”? Think Again

A Christmas Carol, A Voice in the Wilderness, academia, African Americans, anti-racism, Atheism, BioLogos, cave rats, Charles Darwin, Charles Dickens, Charles Lyell, Crustacea, Culture & Ethics, Evolution, evolutionary biology, Francis Collins, history, Human Zoos, J. D. Dana, Jackie Robinson, John West, Joseph L. Graves Jr., Kool-Aid, Louis Agassiz, racial stereotypes, Racism, The Voyage of the Beagle, theistic evolution, Victorian England, Yale University
Darwin could never be considered the kind of anti-racist activist Graves makes him out to be. Source
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Darwin and Agassiz: An Imaginary Picture

Adrian Desmond, Charles Darwin, Charles Lyell, Charleston, correspondence, Darwin’s Sacred Cause, Evolution, history, Intelligent Design, James Moore, Joseph Dalton Hooker, Lake Superior, primary sources, Races of Man, Racism, Royal Agricultural College, S. P. Woodward, Sacred Cause (series), slavery, United States
Given the close relationship Louis Agassiz shared with pro-slavery factions in the South, Desmond and Moore focus much on Darwin’s relationship with Agassiz. Source
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Two Nigerian Authors and Darwin’s African Legacy

African Christians, Chinua Achebe, colonialism, Culture, Culture & Ethics, Darwin Comes to Africa, Discovery Institute, Discovery Institute Press, Ebed-melech, Emily Whitten, Evolution, Great Britain, history, imperialism, Jeremiah, John West, missionaries, Nigeria, Olufemi Oluniyi, paganism, Podcast, scientific racism, scripture, Things Fall Apart, World Magazine
Missing from Chinua Achebe’s account is the role played by scientific racism in driving British imperialist policy in the country. Source
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Charles Darwin, Abraham Lincoln, and Intelligent Design

Abraham Lincoln, Asa Gray, Bridgewater Treatises, Charles Darwin, Daniel Dennett, Darwin Day, Darwinists, Discovery Institute, Ethical Humanist Society, Evolution, Green Bay, history, Intelligent Design, James Keyes, Michael Denton, Nature’s Destiny, public schools, Richard Dawkins, River Out of Eden, Springfield, The Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation, William Herndon, William Paley
Given Lincoln’s acknowledgment of the evidence of design in nature, he would be banned from expressing his views on evolution in most public schools today. Source
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Another Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist for Intelligent Design

Arthur Holly Compton, Bible, Brian Josephson, Cambridge University, Chemistry, Compton effect, Discovery Institute Press, electromagnetic radiation, faith, Foresight (book), Gerhard Ertl, history, Intelligent Design, John B. Gurdon, John West, light, Marcos Eberlin, Museum of the Bible, Nobel Prize, physics, science, UC Berkeley, universe, Washington DC
Compton joins fellow Nobel Prize-winning physicists Charles Townes (UC Berkeley) and Brian Josephson (Cambridge University) who have likewise come out for ID. Source
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