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Science

Articles exploring the impact of contemporary science on philosophy and theology.

Jan 15, 2023

Our Inanimate Neighbors

“Awareness is always dynamic; it has no spatio-temporal location… Awareness is not a property of entities, or even of organisms; it is a property of networks.”

Our Inanimate Neighbors

Jan 15, 2023

Past, Present, Future

Past, Present, Future

Nov 30, 2022

Moore's Nativity

“No need to study theology at university… (or) go to Sunday school. It’s all right there in front of us…and Henry Moore helps us see it: Christianity!”

Moore's Nativity

Nov 30, 2022

Football Math

“At last, an opportunity to watch football in peace! … Just beer, pretzels and picking out the next Tom Brady.”

Football Math

Oct 15, 2022

Mommy Math Part One

If counting is such a powerful tool, how is it that for the most part, we don’t count?

Mommy Math Part One

Oct 15, 2022

Cosmic Crossroads

You say, "Big Bang;" we say, "Genesis." You say, "Constantine;" we say, "Ascension."

Cosmic Crossroads

Sep 1, 2022

Science & the Yellow Submarine – Part II

In this issue of ATM, we will finish our journey. We will visit all the remaining “seas” (I promise), plus Pepperland itself. So, hang on tight!

Science & the Yellow Submarine – Part II

Sep 1, 2022

The Nature of Time

Confining events within a single order of magnitude reinforces our tendency to categorize events as past, present, or future. After all, if a quantum of experience can be no more than one second long, almost everything must seem past or future from that perspective.

The Nature of Time

Jul 13, 2022

Yesterday, the Very Tomorrow

Sometimes the very words we need to hear come from the most unlikely sources. Wisdom isn’t reserved for great philosophers, theologians, or grandparents alone. 

Yesterday, the Very Tomorrow

Jul 13, 2022

At the Beginning of the World: Dinosaurs, Genesis, and the Gift of Science

The Bible isn’t a science textbook. And we shouldn’t expect it to operate as one.

At the Beginning of the World: Dinosaurs, Genesis, and the Gift of Science

May 29, 2022

Science and the Yellow Submarine Part I

Yellow Submarine is much more than just a delivery vehicle for the Beatles’ 1960s musical repertoire. The film addresses important ontological and cosmological issues, and it offers some truly remarkable scientific insights in the process.

Science and the Yellow Submarine Part I

May 29, 2022

Genesis Wins Nobel Prize

Traditionally, Nobels are awarded only to ‘living recipients’ and only for work completed in the preceding year. In its statement, the committee said it felt an exception was needed in this instance “in order to right a grievous wrong.”

Genesis Wins Nobel Prize

May 29, 2022

Jesus Meets Mister Spock

Science and Religion should assist each other in pursuing the truth. Science can be too closed to the life of the spirit, the mind, imagination, thought, and creativity. Religion can be closed to anything new that threatens its perception of reality.

Jesus Meets Mister Spock

May 29, 2022

Hows and Whys

How vs. why... Science stands in the present and looks back in search of causes. Religion stands in the present and looks forward in search of reasons.

Hows and Whys
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