Tag Archives: Faith and Science

Charles Reid: We Can Do Better on the Intersection of Science and Theology

  Charles Reid, professor of law at St. Thomas University, has recently written an interesting piece in the Huffington Post titled “The Reconciliation of Science and Religion: We Can Do Better.”  The thrust of the article is Reid’s review of Amir … Continue reading

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Jesuit Professor Devotes His Career to Both Faith and Science

The Jesuits.org site had a great profile on Fr. George Coyne, S.J., former Director of the Vatican Observatory.  You can read the full article here, but set forth below is an excerpt: “As a man of faith, Jesuit Father George … Continue reading

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The Limits of Science in Understanding Mystical Experiences

    In recent years, there has been a lot of scientific studies showing a positive correlation between prayer and meditation a person’s mental and psychological well-being.  While this correlation has been known for thousands of years, advanced scientific techniques such … Continue reading

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Can Science Completely Explain the Universe without God?

A great video by the Magis Center           About this video “It’s been asserted by some prominent physicists that science can explain the universe without the need for a transcendent Creator – the implication being that … Continue reading

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Why Theistic Evolution is Redundant

This week Stacy Trasancos, one of my favorite bloggers on the intersection of faith and science, had a good comment on the term “theistic evolution”.  Dr. Trasancos says the term is redundant and unhelpful: The term “theistic evolution” is used … Continue reading

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Bad Science and The Flawed Myth of Materialism

  As readers of this blog know, I believe that a synthesis of sound science and ancient spiritual traditions (combined with a healthy dose of humility) is necessary to avoid the dangers of fundamentalism, whether it be religious fundamentalism or … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (January 6, 2014): Transformation

“Nothing can any longer find place in our constructions which does not first satisfy the conditions of a universe in process of transformation. A Christ whose features do not adapt themselves to the requirements of a world that is evolutive … Continue reading

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