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Christianity As Science-Starter: Newton

Nancy Pearcey gives yet another example in Saving Leonardo of how the Christian worldview led to the rise of science:

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | January 28, 2012

Christianity As Science-Starter: Galileo

Continuing from Wednesday's post, here's what Nancy Pearcey had to say in Saving Leonardo about the effect the Christian worldview had on Galileo's scientific advances:

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | January 27, 2012

Christianity As Science-Starter: Kepler

The Greeks’ view of the nature of the universe held them back from scientific discovery, but Kepler’s Christian view drove him on towards science.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | January 25, 2012

A New Eugenics for a New Day

Our culture needs to sit down and seriously think through some questions about what it means to be a human being. And I don’t just mean the question, “When do rights begin in a human life?” I mean the big ones: What are we? What is the good life? Is the highest good the manufacturing of a “perfect” life, designed according to our specifications—one where every risk and difficulty is removed, even if at great expense to the life and liberty of others?

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | January 9, 2012

Minds Are Part of Reality

Stephen Meyer on whether or not it can be valid to infer a mind as an explanation of causation, from a recent dialogue on Unbelievable:

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | January 5, 2012

Naturalists Still View Science as Prescriptive

In an Unbelievable podcast discussing the question, "What was the primary cause of Nazi ideology—Darwinism or Christian anti-Semitism?" a listener asked, "Has Darwinism become prescriptive? When did this happen?"

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | January 4, 2012

Galton's Naturalistic World Ignored Morality

New Scientist reports that University College London has published online what remains of Kantsaywhere, a novel by Darwin's cousin and eugenics-promoter, Francis Galton. Most of the book was destroyed by Galton's family after his death, and this article by Michael Marshall explains why:

Blog Post | Ethics | Amy K. Hall | January 3, 2012

The Magic of Reality Review

Casey Luskin reviewed Richard Dawkins's new children's science book, The Magic of Reality over at Evolution News and Views. Here's a brief summary excerpt:

Blog Post | Science | Amy K. Hall | December 21, 2011

Theistic Evolution and Adam and Eve (Video)

Is theistic evolution compatible with a historical Adam and Eve?

Blog Post | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | November 7, 2011

Is Evolution Compatible with Christianity? (Video)

Is evolution compatible with Christianity? If Christians believe in evolution, what do we do with imago dei?

Blog Post | Science | Greg Koukl | October 31, 2011