The Great Convergence

Articles exploring the convergence of science and theology in contemporary thinking

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