The World Wide (Religious) Web for Thursday, December 22, 2011


DECEMBER 22: Happy Winter Solstice Day! POT, MEET KETTLE: “The Accidental Universe: Science’s crisis of faith.” That same uncertainty disturbs many physicists who are adjusting to the idea of the multiverse. Not only must we accept that basic properties of our universe are accidental and uncalculable. In addition, we must believe in the existence of many other universes. But we have no conceivable way of observing these other universes and cannot prove their existence. Thus, to explain what we see in the world and in our mental deductions, we must believe in what we cannot prove. Sound familiar? Theologians are … Continue reading The World Wide (Religious) Web for Thursday, December 22, 2011

The World Wide (Religious) Web for Monday, June 6, 2011


The June 2011 issue of Christianity Today includes an interesting article, “The Search for the Historical Adam,” that examines contemporary evangelical views on the historicity of Adam and Eve from scientific and theological perspectives. Here’s a link to the American Scientific Affiliation articles mentioned in CT.My own fellowship, the Assemblies of God, is wrestling with these kinds of issues, which is why I found the article so interesting. The national office is hosting a Faith & Science Conference, June 27–28, 2011, in Springfield, Missouri. _____ Assemblies of God / Convoy of Hope relief efforts continue in Joplin, Missouri. Relief Efforts … Continue reading The World Wide (Religious) Web for Monday, June 6, 2011