You have heard of the White and Draper “conflict thesis” about the historical relationship between religion and science, right? It is a myth historians have debunked, but recent scholarship suggests that in debunking it they have missed some fascinating complexity.
Does history show a conflict between religion and science? According to Peter Harrison, a careful study of history finds a very different narrative.
Biologist and Professor Darrel Falk’s central aim in this book is to consider the question, “Is a thoroughly Christian and biblically-informed doctrine of creation compatible with widely held conclusions of modern science, especially biology?”
Sylvester James Gates is not only the first African-American to hold an endowed chair of physics at a major American research university, but also a positive voice for faith and science.
When people think about evolution, what often comes to mind is randomness and chance. Certainly there are aspects of the evolutionary process that are random, but that’s not the whole story.