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Why Is Evolution so Widely Believed?

A common question that comes up after I give my talk titled Why I Am Not an Evolutionist is, “If there are so many good scientific arguments against evolution, why is it so widely believed?” I recently came across an article by Dr. William Lane Craig where he responds to this exact question. In his brilliant response he makes two key observations, which I will highlight here.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | July 15, 2015

Natural Selection Can’t Select a Future Function

In this short video from the Discovery Institute, Paul Nelson follows the development of a C. elegans worm from one cell to an adult, showing how “even these little worms, a millimeter long, humble little creatures out there in the compost heap…carry the signal of design unmistakably.”

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | June 5, 2015

Challenge Response: When Did You Choose Your Heterosexuality?

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Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | May 21, 2015

We Still Need the Old Answers

In a conversation on, historian Yuval Noah Harari discussed how society may change in the future due to advances in technology. He foresees a time of social change and unrest when the elite can afford advanced medicine (possibly even achieving eternal life on earth, he says) and the poor are left farther and farther behind. He compares his predicted social problems to the upheaval caused by the Industrial Revolution:

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | March 11, 2015

You Can’t Get Western Morality from Science

Atheist John Gray argues in the Guardian that atheists who think science alone can support their preferred system of morality are fooling themselves:

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | March 5, 2015

The Eye “Is Optimized for Our Vision Purposes”

We’ve posted before about the problem of atheists declaring that the design of this or that body part is sub-optimal (and therefore, isn’t designed). Electrical engineer Bill Pratt explained it this way:

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | March 4, 2015

Anomalies Don’t Necessarily Disprove Christianity

Last week, Biola hosted a panel discussion between William Lane Craig, J.P. Moreland, and John Lennox (moderated by Hugh Hewitt) on the topic of “God, Science, and the Big Questions.”

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | February 6, 2015

Have Grace for Fellow Christians on the Age of the Earth

The age of the earth is not a topic we discuss much on our website. We have an article by Greg on why he believes in an old earth, but not every employee we’ve had has agreed with that, and it’s not something we take a hard stance on as an organization. (We do, however, affirm the primacy of Scripture and a historical Adam and Eve, and we’ve argued against theistic evolution).

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | January 31, 2015

Challenge Response: No Scientific Consensus on When Human Life Begins

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Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 15, 2015

Challenge: No Scientific Consensus on When Human Life Begins

This challenge comes from the first item in the Pro-Choice Action Network’s article refuting “some common misconceptions about abortion”:

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | January 13, 2015