science

Wheaton Scholars Pen First ‘Origins' College Textbook Bridging the Bible to ‘Mainline Science’

Five Christian college professors have coauthored what they believe is the first college textbook examining mainstream scientific theories “from a biblical and theological perspective.” The professors team-teach a class the “Theory of Origins” class at Wheaton University, where they examine earth history, the origin of life, the origins of species, evolution, and human origins from a Christian perspective. The professors have backgrounds in the philosophy of science, theology, physics, geology, chemistry, and biology.

Can Science Explain Everything?: John Lennox vs. Scientism

Fifty years ago, when he was a student at Cambridge, John Lennox found himself seated next to a Nobel Prize winner at a formal dinner. Lennox decided to make the most of the opportunity and so he asked the Nobel Laureate if and how his scientific work had shaped his worldview, including his opinion on the existence of God.

Could This Beauty Be for Us?: Natural Artistry Defies Darwinism

The wings of a bird, the colors of a butterfly, and the patterns on a seashell defy the theory of Darwinian evolution. Many of us intuit, simply by looking at the splendor that permeates the natural world, that there must be some agent involved other than blind mutations or mere survival-of-the-fittest mechanisms. And now, it seems, some scientists are beginning to accept that intuition, finally admitting that beauty cannot be explained by the theory of evolution, at least as we know it.