science and faith
Lise Meitner, who helped discover nuclear fission in 1938, was as shocked as the rest of the world when the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
“There are so many flaws in Darwinism that one can wonder why it swept so completely through the scientific world, and why it is still endemic today.”
Sir Fred Hoyle1
Back in 1987 the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 1981 Louisiana law which mandated a balanced treatment in teaching evolution and creation in the public schools. The court decided that the intent of the law “was clearly to advance the religious viewpoint that a supernatural being created humankind,”2 and therefore violated the First Amendment’s prohibition on a government establishment of religion.
In speaking for the majority, Justice William J. Brennan wrote, ” . . . the Act?s primary purpose was to change the science curriculum of public schools in order to provide persuasive advantage to a particular religious doctrine that rejects the factual basis of evolution in its entirety.”…
Movie Title: Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed Director: Nathan Frankowski Writers: Kevin Miller, Ben Stein Primary Actors (stars): Ben Stein, Lili Asvar, Peter Atkins Date released: April 18, 2008 Genre: Documentary MPAA rating: PG Duration: 1h 30min Reviewer: Matt Sieger Ben Stein, best known as the boring teacher in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, is also an […]
I spent the first year of my life in that bastion of Jewish civilization known as Brooklyn; then my family moved to Queens. We attended a Conservative synagogue, where I developed an early awareness of God and the fact that things pertaining to him were to be set apart from the ordinary. Everyone in New […]
Move over Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, and Friedrich Nietzsche…
Make room for the new kids on the block—Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and Christopher Hitchens! These “New Atheists” proclaim God’s non-existence with great fervor. But they’re not saying anything new…
What some scientists have discovered… Robert Jastrow (self-proclaimed agnostic): For the scientist who has lived by his faith in the power of reason, the story ends like a bad dream. He has scaled the mountains of ignorance; he is about to conquer the highest peak; as he pulls himself over the final rock, he is […]
Editor: Dr. Ross, as a scientist and as a seeker after truth, what would you want to tell our ISSUES readers about why you find the Bible to be a reliable source? HR: There is much that I could say, but let me just deal with one area—fulfilled prophecy of the Bible. Before coming to […]
Book Title: The Fingerprint of God Author: Hugh Ross Date Published: October 1991 Publisher: Promise Pub Co; 2nd edition Genre: 1. Science & Religion ISBN: 978-0939497188 Reviewer: Jews for Jesus Evidence for a universe designed, initiated, shaped, and sustained exactly as the Bible describes, by God, continues to mount” concludes Dr. Hugh Ross in his […]