Book Preview – Reason and Wonder: Why science and faith need each other

I’ve just ordered two copies. My [apologetic] interest is that of the problem of, what is referred to as, [natural] evil–especially in the light of the age of the biosphere. It’ll be interesting to read the ‘latest’.

Science and Belief

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‘from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved’

Charles Darwin

…the origins of all species, including our own, are found in natural processes that can be observed and studied scientifically. In other words, evolution demonstrates that our own existence is woven into the very fabric of the natural world. Seen in this light, the human presence is not a mistake of nature or a random accident, but a direct consequence of the characteristics of the universe. What evolution tells us is that we are part of the grand, dynamic and ever-changing fabric of life that covers our planet. To a person of faith, an understanding of the evolutionary process only deepens our appreciation of the scope and wisdom of the Creator’s work.

For Christians today, the scientific successes of evolutionary theory present a genuine opportunity to come…

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What’s love got to do with it?

"For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known. So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love." 1 Corinthians 13:12,13 Agape love, often translated ‘charity’, is the kind of love … Continue reading What’s love got to do with it?