Category: Science

Noah

The Definitive List of 2014’s Attacks on Christianity Which, Um, Aren’t That at All.

1. Darren Aronofsky’s Noah. Surely Aronofsky’s adaptation of Israel’s adaptation of Babylon’s adaptation of a great flood story is an affront to God.

5 Ways Creationism Is Bad For Christianity

Sure creationism makes us look silly, but it does so much more than that. I fancy myself a creationist in the sense that I believe God is the initial cause of the universe, but I am not a… Read More

Love for the Bible Led Me to Evolution [Part 4: Consequences]

This is the final post in a four part series on evolution and Christianity. Part 1: Fundamentals Part 2: Scripture  Part 3: Science Part 4: Consequences Consequences. Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise… Read More

Love for the Bible Led Me to Evolution [Part 3: Science]

This is the third in a four part series on evolution and Christianity. Part 1: Fundamentals Part 2: Scripture  Part 3: Science Part 4: Consequences Science. I don’t have ”faith in science.” I have made a conscious, intellectual decision… Read More

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Love for the Bible Led Me to Evolution [Part 2: Scripture]

This is the second in a four part series on evolution and Christianity. Part 1: Fundamentals Part 2: Scripture  Part 3: Science Part 4: Consequences Scripture. The lover affirms the reality and the otherness of the beloved. Love… Read More

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Love for the Bible Led Me to Evolution [Part 1: Fundamentals]

This is the first in a four part series on evolution and Christianity. Part 1: Fundamentals Part 2: Scripture Part 3: Science Part 4: Consequences Fundamentals. The lover affirms the reality and the otherness of the beloved. Love… Read More

Holy Plastic Jesus, Batman! (Photo credit: everdred)

3 [Untrue] Christian Stories – Know A Parable When You See One

There’s nothing wrong with stretching the Truth. We stretch taffy, and that just makes it more delicious. – Stephen Colbert You’ve seen the stories; the one about the little girl whose atheist parents kill each other while she… Read More

Astronauts, Spacewalking, and a Universe Too Big For Our Gods

The euphoric visions experienced by some space-walking astronauts might speak profoundly of the panentheism which I wrote about earlier– that all things exist within God.

11 People Who Shaped Me

These eleven people never knew me, but shaped me in irreversible ways (see if you can name any of them).

Ripping the Rug Out: How I’ve Come To Understand the Bible and the Atom

Sixth grade was bulky desks, black tops, and best friends, cool teachers, commanding yard duties, and cheeky principals.  Sixth grade was the year we figured out homework actually sucked and parents weren’t cool.  Our ideas about reality began… Read More