Catholic Church · creationism · Darwin · Delio · evolution · Haught · history of science · Pope John Paul II · Pope Pius XII · science and religion · Tanzella-Nitti · Teilhard

The Vatican and Evolution: Help Wanted

Today, popular attitudes toward evolution and religion take three forms, and the Vatican sits uneasily between two of them. The first, and most widely touted in recent years by prominent atheists, is that science in general and evolution in particular have completely debunked the claims of the major monotheistic religions. The second, what might be… Continue reading The Vatican and Evolution: Help Wanted

Catholic Church · creationism · evolution · original sin

An Unreasonable Discontinuity

The difficulty arises when concern for the truth of creation, expressed in symbolic language begins to dictate the physical events through which humanity originated. The scientist reasonably asks why it was necessary that humanity suddenly had to be unlike the biological nature which gave him form? The state of original innocence does precisely that. The… Continue reading An Unreasonable Discontinuity

Bill Nye · creationism · evolution · Ken Ham · religion and science

Discussing the Nye/Ham Debate on San Francisco Talk Radio

Last night I discussed the ‘great debate’ between Bill Nye, the Science Guy, and Ken Ham, Founder and CEO of Answers in Genesis, on Gil Gross’s afternoon radio program on San Francisco’s KKSF, 910AM.My segment starts about halfway in. It’s always a bit jarring to hear your own voice, especially through a telephone. (Hopefully I did not… Continue reading Discussing the Nye/Ham Debate on San Francisco Talk Radio