Many Christian leaders and teachers have told us that modern science and the Christian faith can be compatible. But there are some conditions for agreement to happen. Supporters of science, in order to be compatible with Christianity, have to not insist that science explains everything, which would exclude recognition of anything supernatural. On the other […]
Secular people often tell us that faith and reason are not compatible. By that they mean religious faith. Since reason is a good thing – so their argument goes – we should reject faith in anything supernatural, including God. Before we do anything so drastic, we should carefully consider the definitions of faith and reason […]
Is it OK to change the way we understand the Bible in order to be compatible with modern scientific knowledge? This is a serious issue that faces every Christian who is trying to reconcile her faith with science.
The most obvious example of this question is the first chapters of the book of Genesis. If […]
In Part I, I explained why I think that the philosopher David Hume was right when he wrote that all moral values are subjective. They do not exist on their own, but are opinions in our minds. They can’t be established logically, nor derived by scientific methods. Any moral value has to be derived from […]