My son has had some problems with God/science…Did you know that Newton wrote quite a bit about why God ans Science mix?
“Newton’s conception of the physical world provided a stable model of the natural world that would reinforce stability and harmony in the civic world. Newton saw a monotheistic God as the masterful creator whose existence could not be denied in the face of the grandeur of all creation.” Wikepedia @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religious_views_of_Isaac_Newton
As a pastor living in a college town I run into skeptics, doubters and unbelievers regularly. One of the most common objections I hear about the Christian faith is in regards to science. People just can’t seem to wrap their minds around God.
I get it. I really do. I have a degree in biology and psychology. I’m more than familiar with naturalistic evolution, evolutionary psychology and the behavioral sciences than I’d like to be. I’ve taken physics, chemistry and genetics. I, like many of my peers, appreciate hard facts, empirical evidence and measurable results.
In a world of scientific questions, factual evidence is our friend. Measurable outcomes are important, but when it comes to God I’ve learned that they just aren’t enough.
When Science Isn’t Enough
Science is built on the premise that what can be known is measurable. It can be quantified with empirical evidence. This is true…
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