America recently published an article about why teens are leaving the church. In that article, Dinges highlights that, according to two recent reports looking at young people’s church relationship to church, one of the reasons young people give for leaving the church is related to science (or reason). Yet, Dinges, points out that it might … More Leaving the church over (bad views of) science?
NPR recently published an article about a Bible study that focused on science, highlighting that science and faith do not have to compete. The article notes the following: Science and Christianity often seem at odds in the public imagination. But some churches have made part of their mission to lessen that tension by bringing science into … More Science and Faith need not compete
A recent tweet by Tim Keller illustrates how a lot of people see evolution as being about the strong overcoming the weak. Keller asks: If we are merely the product of evolution on what basis can we object to powerful people oppressing marginalized ones? Strong>the weak — Timothy Keller (@timkellernyc) March 19, 2018 Andy Walsh, … More Evolution and Flourishing
Steve, one of the board members of Campus Edge, wrote a fascinating article about how science and faith can help us understand altruism. He notes that, “For a given behavior, if the degree of relatedness times the benefit is greater than the cost this behavior should be favored by natural selection.” Through Jesus the degree of relatedness, … More Science and faith redefining altruism
Steve, one of Campus Edge’s board members, has spent a lot of time pondering how evolution affects our understanding of God. Two pieces of work that he has written explore how evolution can point to God’s power and awe-inspiring work. He put together a blend of the words of David (Psalm 8 and 104) and … More How does evolution affect the image of God as Creator?
It delights me to hear from the wisdom of those participating in Campus Edge. And last week’s conversation about how to integrate one’s faith and one’s discipline did not disappoint. Graduate school is about being formed deeper in one’s discipline. The deeper one gets involved in one’s discipline, the more one is shaped by that … More Integrating one’s faith and one’s discipline