Biologists study life processes – perhaps we should be astounded by a world in which we can study! We live in a remarkable universe, with God’s fingerprints all over. Though undoubtedly marred, nature still appears intricate, dynamic, and perhaps even fine-tuned for life.
Central Pennsylvania Forum for Religion and Science
Paul Nisly opens Chapter 11 of Sweeping Up the Heart: A Father’s Lament for His Daughter with Psalm 88 and Isaiah 43. Then he turns to three questions; Should believers suffer? Where is God when we suffer? Why does God suffer?
Last week I began the 2012 series with Entering Lent: “I Want” in Higher Education. As you may remember, Kent Annan’s “After Shock” saturated my 2011 Lenten reflection. With Kent’s recent visit to South Central PA and the deep chord which “I Want” struck not only with me, but also a number of the students with whom I watched it, I wondered if my 2012 reflections would largely draw from his earlier book “Following Jesus Through the Eye of the Needle” (InterVarsity Press, 2009). Although this may still occur, on Friday I began reading a new book.
Last week, Edward B. (“Ted”) Davis, Distinguished Professor of the History of Science at Messiah College (Grantham, PA) and outgoing president of the American Scientific Affiliation (ASA), shared with us how he became interested in History of Science and some tips for Emerging Scholars as they seek academic positions. In this second post, we explore […]
In preparation for next week’s 65th Annual Meeting of the American Scientific Affiliation,* I interviewed the outgoing ASA President, Edward B. (“Ted”) Davis. As you may remember from an earlier post, Ted serves as the Distinguished Professor of the History of Science at Messiah College (Grantham, PA), and directs the Central Pennsylvania Forum for Religion […]