My post at Forbes, on the recent University of Iowa panel on Islam and Science. I’ll be posting video from the event soon.
About which I heartily agree with Jerry Coyne.
Calling Jerry Coyne’s BluffSteve Matheson does a nice job explaining the problem with ‘theistic evolution’, and therein I think nicely shows why Coyne’s attacks on accomodationism really amount to nothing more than attacks on fellow scientists who are religious.
Stanley Jaki, physicist, priest, author and teacher: 1924 – 2009One of my favorite historians of science, Fr. Jaki, has passed away, at age 84. After lecturing last week in Rome he went to Spain for further meetings and succumbed to a heart attack. Jaki was a Gifford Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, 1974-75 and… Continue reading
Critical Thinking in the Classroom *I recently got acquainted with a young instructor who teaches science to seventh-graders at an evangelical school. He’s a graduate of Wheaton College and a recent convert to Catholicism. This affords him an interesting perspective on how evangelicals handle science in the classroom, in particular how the whole ‘teach the… Continue reading