Category Archives: Supernatural vs. Natural

Science vs religion (cartoon form)

Philosophy of science, the relationship between science and religion, the issue of miracles, and a jarring reminder of how often our struggle to reconcile the supernatural with the natural comes at the price of ignoring that, “The blind receive sight, … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Galileo!

447 years ago today in Pisa, Italy, Galileo Galilei was born. Some call him the father of modern science, many regard him highly for his discoveries, and of course, others know him because of his controversial relationship with the Catholic … Continue reading

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Polkinghorne on Natural Theology (BioLogos)

Over at BioLogos, they are running a series of posts from John Polkinghorne’s recent lecture at Point Loma Nazarene University.  Provided is both the audio and transcripts.  Links below. Rather than send you over there for discussion though, I would … Continue reading

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Evolution in the Key of D: Deity or Deism (RJS, Jesus Creed)

Over at the Jesus Creed, RJS, per usual, has posted a thoughtful and discussion-generating blog entry on Deity or Deism in John Haught’s evolutionary theology.  This post has hit on something that is so prevalent in natural theology and evolution.  … Continue reading

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The abstract and hard to adequately define word, ‘I’ (part 2)

Last week I put up a short post in which I asked readers how they would personally define the word ‘I’.  There was no real lead-in, just a couple of sentences followed by the question.  The link is below: http://scienceandtheology.wordpress.com/2010/07/25/the-abstract-concept-known-as-the-word-i/Continue reading

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The abstract and hard to adequately define word, ‘I’

Let’s play a game.  An intellectual game, but a game nonetheless.  I know that I’m supposed to start us off with a short to medium length post that can promote a hopefully active and engaged discussion. One problem with that… … Continue reading

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Miracles and Science (BioLogos)

Over at the Science and the Sacred blog at BioLogos, Ard Louis has been posting a series on “Miracles and Science”, which have been taken from a length essay he wrote for the website by the same title.  Ard who … Continue reading

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