A lot (the vast majority, actually) of people call themselves, creationists, and that’s good. Even though some of these mix bad, scientifically-unsupported ideas with creation science, that’s still better than believing in scientifically impossible materialistic evolution.Read more ›
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Which belief requires more faith: belief in God, or belief in godlessness? That’s easy: godlessness. After all, science is on the side of a belief in God as creator and orderer of the universe. Isn’t it ultimately shameful to doggedly insist that something is true when there is not only a dearth of evidence to support your contention…but a host of evidence that flatly contradicts your contention?Read more ›
There are a couple of good recently-introduced bills in the South Dakota Legislature which deal with the open flow of information in South Dakota schools. I dialogued briefly with Senator Jeff Monroe, the prime sponsor, about these this morning. SB 101 was crafted to ensure that a teacher may provide instruction in the area of personhood before birth, and SB 112 was designed to prohibit schools from preventing the instruction of intelligent design.Read more ›
Most people probably believe atheism is not a religion. After all, atheism specifically disbelieves that any religion is correct because it posits that there is no God, right? Ninian Smart has identified seven characteristics of religion: Narrative, Experiential, Social, Ethical, Doctrinal, Ritual, Material.Read more ›
A man known as Josh Billings, one of the leading American humorists during the second half of the nineteenth century, once said this: “It ain’t what a man don’t know that makes him a fool…It’s all the things he does know…that just ain’t so.” I think we can heartily agree that it’s a problem when a man or woman takes action based on beliefs that are flawed. It’s really a recipe for disaster.Read more ›
The first sentence of the Bible is, “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” The scientific study of the universe is a good thing. But as we seek to increase our knowledge and understanding of the universe, we should also be prepared to learn about its Creator, because metaphorically speaking, his finger prints are all over it.Read more ›