Hugh Ross: “To most people using their naked eyes, the heavens don’t seem to be declaring anything at all. But through space telescopes, they are proclaiming the wonders and beauty of God and his creation to a degree never before seen.”
Precursors to RNA remain distantly elusive.
“Why would an all-powerful, all-loving God create a world with viruses?”
Dr. Ross describes “the strengths and shortcomings of what [a team of 33 scientists] proposes to be the only naturalistic alternative to an Earth-based origin and history of life.”
The strongest argument for Darwinism today is that it is believed by all the right people.
Ross: The human body is optimally designed for speech communication involving just a few people in a quiet setting. It also is optimally designed for what researchers call “cocktail party listening.” Cocktail party listening refers to humans gathered in a crowded situation where many people are talking simultaneously in an environment where music and other background sounds interfere with speech recognition.
Hugh Ross: I put together a 90-minute talk, much of it based on scientific discoveries published only weeks and months earlier, showing how amazingly designed Earth is for global human civilization. Several attendees told me that it was the most interesting talk they had ever heard.
Hugh Ross: As with all mass extinction events that have occurred in the history of Earth’s life, the Pliocene-Pleistocene mass extinction event poses a serious challenge to models attempting to explain the history of Earth’s life by strictly natural means.
Hugh Ross of Reasons to Believe discusses the role of carbon in the most recent edition of Salvo (46): One of the more frequent challenges I get from non-theists is the following: “If there is a God who wanted to create a home for human beings, why would he create hundreds of billions of useless Read More…
Hugh Ross thinks so. From Tyler O’Neil at PJ Media: On Wednesday, media outlets breathlessly reported that scientists have discovered a “lake of liquid water” on Mars. Fox News called it a “game changer” in the search for alien life, and Yahoo News reported something similar. The New York Times headline spelled out the implications: Read More…
And some objections. Via Mark Tapscott at HillFaith, from Hugh Ross at Reason to Believe: 1. origin of space, time, matter, and energy 2. origin of life 3. human exceptionalism 4. fine-tuning of the universe, Earth, and Earth’s life to make possible the existence and redemption of billions of humans 5. Genesis 1’s predictive power Read More…