Organisers of the Mass at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology hope the tradition will spread St John Paul II wrote about faith and science: “Science can purify religion from error and superstition; religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.” Contrary to the belief that faith and reason are at odds, the late pope… Continue reading ‘Gold Mass’ for scientists to be celebrated for the first time
It’s a surprising find, but it’s also true. Americans are giving up on God. A Pew survey reveals that half of the people who have quit going to church no longer believe in God. Nearly a quarter of the nation no longer attends church at all. This quarter classifies themselves as the “nones.” About half… Continue reading The shocking NEW reason why young people are leaving church
Skeptics argue that miracles are impossible because the laws of nature are necessary. A miracle, they argue, involves a violation of a law of nature. But the laws of nature cannot be violated. Therefore, miracles must be impossible. One modern skeptic of repute who argues this is Richard Dawkins. In his book The God Delusion,… Continue reading Why Miracles Are Not Incompatible with Science
Does God still matter? This is the question that seems to be at the heart of the modern debate about God’s existence. Many unbelievers who label themselves agnostic-atheists do not claim definitively that God does not exist. They take the softer position that God probably does not exist, and even if he does exist, he is… Continue reading Does Science Make God Irrelevant?
Space prohibits a thorough answer here, however I’d like to mention a couple of items. To begin, it should be noted that many of the scientists who first developed principles leading to the scientific method, were creationists (ie. They believed that “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth”, Gen. 1:1). Scientists included… Continue reading Doesn’t science contradict the Bible or disprove God?