Being a Christian has engendered in me a greater interest in intellectual matters I might not otherwise have taken seriously. History is no longer for me the torture it was as a schoolboy. And that is in part because I see the significance and relevance of history in my Christian faith. A deeper knowledge of the history and philosophy of science, beyond the logic of the disciplines themselves, I find fascinating and of enormous help in better understanding the relationships between the communities.Â â€“ Ian Hutchinson, Can a Scientist Believe in Miracles? An MIT Professor Answers Questions on God and ScienceÂ (InterVarsity Press, 2018), 13.
Similar to Friday’s Taking the â€œSelfie Challengeâ€, today’s post arose from a series of recent publicationÂ quotes shared on the Emerging Scholars Network’s Facebook and Twitter accounts. What brought Can a Scientist Believe in Miracles? An MIT Professor Answers Questions on God and Science by Ian Hutchinson to my attention? [Read more…] about Snapshots of “Can a Scientist Believe in Miracles?”