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Junk DNA: At Biologos, some keep the faith – it’s junk and that proves evolution

Philosopher Michael L. Peterson explains junk DNA for us at BioLogos in “Evolution and the Deep Resonances between Science and Theology, Part 5” (July 20, 2011): Evolution is the only rational way to account for the molecular uniformity of all organisms, given that numerous alternative structures and fundamental processes are, in principle, equally likely. Moreover, Read More…

Origin Of Life

Can the mathematical and formal nature of physical law relationships be explained by physical and chemical interactions?

David R. Abel of the Origin of Life Science Foundation, Inc., says no. And also that the law he formulated on the subject has never been falsified, despite a number of journal publications. He posits it as The Law of Physicodynamic Insufficiency, as follows: The Law of Physicodynamic Insufficiency states that physicochemical interactions are inadequate Read More…

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New book: John Lennox asks, If I believe that the earth is 4.5 billion years old, am I denying the authority of Scripture?

ID-friendly Oxford math prof JohnLennox has a new book out, Seven Days That Divide the World: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science . Can’t imagine which seven days. Blurb: What did the writer of Genesis mean by ‘the first day’? Is it a literal week or a series of time periods? If I believe Read More…