Coming this Spring is my first publication, tentatively entitled “The Myth of Scientific Certainty,” an exploration into the structure and arguments of various scientists, the structure of scientific theories, and a Christian response to some of the issues that are raised in this field.

These posts on the topic are adjunct to the publication and address some of these concerns.

Can Science Inform Theology? A question for the ages

In short the answer is Yes.  But it is a qualified Yes. So let's spend some time exploring the question. First let’s be certain that we are using these terms in the same way.  By “informs” I am not saying that theology develops out of science.  To do so would mean a...

On Frameworks of Scientific Inquiry

Philosophy of science, like any other area, struggles with both method and framework. The methods side of the equation is most familiar to us. These are the questions of how theories are best constructed. That is where I have spent most of my time. The challenges are...

The Battle of Faith versus Science and Reason

We seem to be fighting a two-front war. On the one hand is the question of science. It’s not just about evolution. That’s a symptom of the situation rather than the cause. The question is about what science is. Ask the question and among the responses you will likely...

On Model Falsification

The empirical movement of modern science in the 19th and 20th centuries raised questions about knowledge.  Hume, Kant, and others asked how we can know and how we might verify that what we know is true?  Hume began with empiricism but had an issue with the reliability...

Science, Ken Ham, and Bill Nye: The Debate in Perspective

By now you have all read about the debate.  If you want to view it so that this perspective and other review make more sense it is available here.  It was an interesting event to say the least.  But at the same time it raised some important questions – difficult ones...

10 Things You Should Know About Science and Evolution

Students everywhere face this challenge.  So do adults.  It is a hard question - what if "evolution" is true?  The consequences are serious no matter how one answers the question.  But the world does not end if we get the question wrong.  (Many evolutionists have...