November 21, 2017

So Where’s the Science?

Thomas Overmiller The current transgender phenomenon is real. Real people are facing real internal struggles. But this fact alone does not mean that popular conclusions about this phenomenon are equally true. As I observe public discourse on this subject, I’m struck by the noticeable lack of scientific evidence to support innate transgender claims. We’re told […]

The Ethical Challenges Presented by “Three-Parent Babies”

Don Johnson I follow a scientific website for news and insights into our ever-changing world. At a minimum, I find that I can pick up interesting illustrations from time to time. Recently, I came across a news item about something called “three-parent babies.” A bit of searching on the internet led me to a new […]

The Heavens Declare

George Mulfinger Have you ever tried to count the stars? Jeremiah wrote: “the host of heaven cannot be numbered.” The science of astronomy has given us much interesting information about the universe in which we live-the earth and its moon, the planets and their moons, the stars, and the sun. These findings should enhance the […]

Three Views of Science (1)

Al Isaak When you feel the sting of sleet on your face, you are a participant in scientific activity. Perhaps you have always thought of a scientist as someone surrounded by test tubes, bunsen burners, and chemicals. But science, by definition, is a compilation of observable phenomena, or more accurately, those events and processes which […]

Faith in Fact or Fairy Tale (2)

Emmett L Williams From Part 1: Is Science Bad? Many Fundamentalists look askance at anyone with a scientific background. Immediately the theory of evolution looms in their minds. Since this anti-Biblical theory has been used to destroy the faith of many, this suspicion may be justified. But should the complete area of science be condemned […]

Faith in Fact or Fairy Tale (1)

Emmett L Williams Is Science Bad? Many Fundamentalists look askance at anyone with a scientific background. Immediately the theory of evolution looms in their minds. Since this anti-Biblical theory has been used to destroy the faith of many, this suspicion may be justified. But should the complete area of science be condemned because of the […]

Eclectica–3.4.2014

For another edition of the eclectic web, we have links to serious topics, less serious topics and others that fit somewhere on the spectrum between these two extremes. Alcohol and more Science, pseudo-Science, urban legends and everybody knows… Theology Off the beaten path…

Adam or Ape (3)

George Mulfinger, Jr. Part One ♦ Part Two ♦ This is Part Three This article first appeared in Faith for the Family, July/August 1973. It is republished here by permission. We note that data in the article may have been updated since 1973, but offer it for the value of its example of Biblical thinking […]

Adam or Ape (2)

George Mulfinger, Jr. Part One ♦ This is Part Two ♦ Part Three This article first appeared in Faith for the Family, July/August 1973. It is republished here by permission. We note that data in the article may have been updated since 1973, but offer it for the value of its example of Biblical thinking […]

Adam or Ape (1)

George Mulfinger, Jr. This is Part One ♦ Part Two ♦ Part Three This article first appeared in Faith for the Family, July/August 1973. It is republished here by permission. We note that data in the article may have been updated since 1973, but offer it for the value of its example of Biblical thinking […]