Science Series: The Flat Earth Myth

Quickly, answer the following question: “Who proved the world was round?” If you said Columbus, you are certainly not alone. We have all heard the idea that before Columbus, the Church and all the Christian intellectuals of the Middle Ages taught that the earth was flat.  If you sailed out far enough you would fall… Continue reading Science Series: The Flat Earth Myth

Science Series: The Myth that the Church Hindered the Development of Science

Anytime science and religion are brought up one can hear the proverbial announcer shout, “LETS GET READY TO RUMBLE!” That science and religion are in conflict is commonly believed today.  Check out these quotes about the warfare between science and religion: “The conflict between religion and science is unavoidable. The success of science often comes… Continue reading Science Series: The Myth that the Church Hindered the Development of Science

Science Series: Was Belief in God a Science-Stopper? Not for Newton

This is an article by my good friend Allen Hainline.  He is a summa cum laude graduate in physics from the University of Texas at Austin and has a Masters degree in Systems and Software Engineering from the University of Texas Continuing Engineering Studies and also later taught in the program for several years.  Over… Continue reading Science Series: Was Belief in God a Science-Stopper? Not for Newton

Science Series: Oxford Professor-Atheism in Decline, Will be Defeated by Faith

Christianity Today article reports on Alister McGrath’s lecture at Baylor University.  McGrath holds the Andreas Idreos Professorship in Science and Religion in the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Oxford.  A prolific author who holds three doctoral degrees in both science, theology, and intellectual history all from Oxford University, McGrath has explored… Continue reading Science Series: Oxford Professor-Atheism in Decline, Will be Defeated by Faith

Science Series: Bill Nye the Pseudo-Science Guy

I had a former student who went to Harvard University several years back who returned an atheist.  I asked what evidence did he find that showed Christianity to be false.  He informed me that in his biology class he was taught that scientists were able to produce life from non-life in laboratory conditions.  That has… Continue reading Science Series: Bill Nye the Pseudo-Science Guy