Category Archives: Academy

Faith in science?

Naive young people are vulnerable to the impression that science has conclusively proven that nothing beyond nature could have any conceivable relevance to what happens in nature. Continue reading

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Two versions of reality

Why do humans everywhere throughout all of history intuitively feel a pervasive longing for meaning, morality and destiny? Continue reading

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Faith in the Science Department

Many young people attending universities assume that there professors are right when they stretch science into philosophy and suggest that it is an evidenced-based path to a strictly material understanding of the universe. Continue reading

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Are you tired of being forced into a culturally mandated way of thinking?

  The reigning viewpoint of the academy is that the physical, material universe is all there is, was, or ever will be. The only real world is the world of the five senses. The ceiling is in place, the windows … Continue reading

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The “God Particle” – elusive piece to cosmic puzzle discovered

Imagine a room full of ecstatic scientists! A little hard to do? Well, at the world’s largest atom smasher (the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland, a 17 mile circular underground tunnel), scientists broke into cheers (and even singing) as they announced that … Continue reading

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Intelligent Design: an interview with Stephen Meyer

 

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Have we sabotaged ourselves

I think that being forced into a world without windows has left a new generation hungry for something more, something bigger, something beyond—for mystery, transcendence—for the eternal.
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A great opportunity for the Church

One thing I love about the Bible is how repeatedly it invites me to open the windows and look beyond the limitations of the material world. I find it refreshing, invigorating and challenging! Scripture is very real to life but … Continue reading

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Theophobia: Fear of religion in the Academy

My good friend, Dr. Michael Murray, Executive Vice President, Programs & Vice President, Philosophy and Theology, The John Templeton Foundation and former professor of philosophy at Franklin and Marshal College (Lancaster, Pennsylvania) is a distinguished author and lecturer, well-loved by his students.  … Continue reading

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Give us a world without windows

This is not a time for the church to get stuck in battles of the past or to trivialize over things that are not of primary importance. It’s a call for the church to be truthful rather than trendy; faithful rather than fashionable. It’s a call to a fresh, bold, humble incarnate proclamation of the truth of the gospel! Continue reading

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