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Scientific essays, links and books
Who's afraid of evolutionary biology?
- Many atheists would like us to believe that evolution is not compatible
with theism. Here I expose that fallacy and examine the works of authors like
Dawkins and Dennett that promulgate it. I also explain why I think even the
origin of life itself will one day be explicable by science and why this will
be further evidence that the universe is designed.
- Science and
- Guest writer Hieronymus asks that Christians ignore the calls from
extremists and accept that the discoveries of science properly construed
cannot conflict with faith but instead increase our knowledge of God's works.
Science is not the same as metaphysical naturalism and Christians do not need
to be on the defensive.
- Are Science and Christianity in Conflict?
- Guest writer Kenneth Boyce presents a trnascript of a talk he gave on the
perceived conflict. He explains that despite disagreements, science and
Christianity are not fated to antagonism and how properly understood, they
support each others view of a comprehensible universe.
- The fine tuning of
- A short paper that asks what we should make of the fact that the genetic
code is a meaningful language which corresponds to the physical world just
like human languages.
- Reviews of
- I review popular and not so popular science books. I distinguish between
those that present facts and those where you have to fight your way through
the author's prejudices in order to extract any meaningful information.
to interesting sites
- These are some of the best science sites that deal directly with questions
that impinge on religion. I have reviewed the sites and warned of the biases
of their authors. Anyone is welcome to let me know of other sites that they
feel belong on this list whether they are pro- or anti-religion. Contact me
© James Hannam 2002
Last revised: 6th April, 2002