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Science and Faith

Stunning Number Of Evangelicals Still Doubt Evolution

Religion News Service | Cathy Lynn Grossman | Posted 05.01.2014 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) Believers don’t buy the Big Bang, God-less evolution or a human responsibility for global warming. Actually, neither do many Americ...

Christians Who Believe In The Science Of Evolution

Posted 02.06.2014 | Religion

Bill Nye's epic debate with Ken Ham of the Creation Museum continued the ongoing debate about the earth's origin. While young earth creationists li...

Science, Religion And 'The Breakfast Club'

Paul Wallace | Posted 04.27.2013 | Religion
Paul Wallace

Hellraisers notwithstanding, we will eventually come to see our religious and scientific lives come into balance, just as teenagers eventually grow up and learn to balance the dual influences of authority and peers, of restraint and exuberance.

Science and Faith: Reconciling After the Divorce

Dave Pruett | Posted 02.19.2013 | Science
Dave Pruett

Copernicus and Darwin upset the cosmos -- physically, then biologically -- forcing a schism between scientific and religious worldviews. But a new, holistic and healing story is now emerging through the unfolding of a third "Copernican" revolution.

Evolution And The Catholic Church: Still Unresolved?

John Farrell | Posted 01.14.2013 | Religion
John Farrell

The science of evolution poses some thorny problems for Roman Catholic tradition. But a new book gives me hope the topic will be more deeply explored by Catholic theologians (and publishers) in the future.

Creationists Drive Young People Out Of The Church

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 01.18.2012 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

In the name of protecting Christianity from a secularism perceived as corrosive to the faith, the creationists are unwittingly driving the best and brightest evangelicals out of the church.

Doubt: A Scientific And Religious Perspective

Victor Udoewa | Posted 11.03.2011 | Religion
Victor Udoewa

Science is naturally skeptical, initially couched in doubt. Though doubt might be a stumbling block for science, it is a stepping stone for faith.

The Roles Of Doubt In Science And Faith

Victor Udoewa | Posted 10.25.2011 | Religion
Victor Udoewa

Instead of the doubtless knowing God and the doubters not knowing God, perhaps a mysterious God is experienced in the alleys of doubt.

Science And Religion Aren't Friends, But They Could Be

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Jerry Coyne and other "new atheists" share many values with religious leaders. If he would stop picking fights with those most likely to be his allies, he would dramatically improve science literacy.

Science and Faith: Does Belief Soothe the Worried Mind?

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

Psychological scientists are exploring the idea that religious belief may have emerged to satisfy a basic human need to comprehend and explain a complex and unpredictable world.