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Prayers and Call for Science Entries for Scholar’s Compass

We’re deeply grateful for an exciting first week of Scholar’s Compass! Please join us in thanking God and praying for the project. Also, we’ve received an exciting opportunity and are issuing an extra call for science-related devotionals. Scroll down forRead more…

Louis Agassiz

Book Review: Louis Agassiz: A Life in Science

Louis Agassiz: A Life in Science by Edward Lurie My rating: 4 of 5 stars Louis Agassiz might well be considered the foremost naturalist of the first half of the nineteenth century. He brought a rigor to the scientific enterprise in America thatRead more…

You Lost Me

Summary and Reflection on the Christianity and Science Series

Introduction Are Christianity and science at war? This was a major concern for me when I came to faith in Christ 22 years ago in the middle of my career as a biology professor at Iowa State University. Although itRead more…

Schrodinger's cat

Science in Review: Quantum Foam Fluctuation, Roll for Initiative

I’ve always been sympathetic to Einstein’s famous assertion “God doesn’t play dice with the world.” In my public health training, I regularly and fruitfully used statistics and probability theory. Ideologically, they struck me as concessions to pragmatism. Human beings areRead more…

Asa Gray

Does science rule out God?

This is the second in a series of blog posts concerned with Christian questions about evolution. A major question for me after I became a Christian was: Does science in general and evolution in particular rule out God? I knowRead more…

Charles Darwin. -- From The Origin of Species. P.F. Collier, c1909. Accessed 2/8/2014.

The Mechanism of Creation – The View from Science, Pt. 3

This is the last part of a series of three posts dealing with the mechanism of creation from the point of view of science (Part 1, Part 2). These will be followed by a series of posts addressing questions andRead more…

Figure 1 - Molecules of Life.

The Mechanism of Creation – The View from Science, Pt. 2

This is the second part of a series of three posts dealing with the mechanism of creation from the point of view of science. These will be followed by a series of posts addressing questions and concerns that Christians mightRead more…

Minds, Brains, Souls and Gods: A Conversation on Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience by Malcolm Jeeves. InterVarsity Press, 2013.

Science and Faith: Navigating the Unwarranted Divide

Editor’s note: Yesterday, Katelin reviewed Minds, Brains, Souls and Gods: A Conversation on Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience. Today she shares a few reflections stimulated by Minds, Brains, Souls and God: Science and Faith A God That is Bigger Than OurRead more…

Taken Under the "Wing" of the Small Magellanic Cloud. http://hubblesite.org/. News Release Number: STScI-2013-17. April 4, 2013 09:00 AM (EDT). Accessed 2/3/2014.

The Mechanism of Creation – The View from Science, Pt. 1

There are two main points of tension between the scientific account of natural history and the creation account in Genesis 1. In my last two posts I discussed the tension around the timing of creation events. In the next threeRead more…