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Nerd and geek

Originally posted on There Will Be Bread:
A couple of weeks ago the Albany Times Union, (note: the paper hosts a mirror of this blog on their website)  ran a reprint of an editorial from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. To…

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The Evolution of the Term “Big Bang

Reader Jonathan Lace sent an excellent article on the history of the term Big Bang used by the New York Times. The history is interesting not only for its own sake but also for the example that a revolutionary idea … Continue reading

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The Role of Religion in a Scientific Age

I came across an excellent article by Richard Kropf, a retired priest, author, theologian and Teilhard de Chardin scholar.  Fr. Kropf is also a writer for the Huffington Post and had a thought-provoking article last week.  He talked about how … Continue reading

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Pope Reaffirms Church Teaching on Evolution; In Other News: Dog Bites Man

  The media coverage of the Catholic (both the mainstream media and unfortunately many Catholic outlets) is often superficial if not downright inaccurate. Even more recent than the synod has been the reporting of Pope Francis’ remarks supporting evolution this … Continue reading

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Toward a Post-Materialistic Science

I came across a recent article by Dave Pruett in the Huffington Post discussing a “Manifesto for a Post-Materialistic Science” that was published in the Fall Issue of Explore. I had not previously heard of the “Manifesto” but it was … Continue reading

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The collaboration of knowledge, belief and faith

Adam D. Hincks, S.J. has an outstanding article that is on the front cover of this week’s issue of America Magazine. Fr. Hincks is an astrophysicist at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.  The article is a thoughtful and compelling … Continue reading

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Slate Book Review: Know Nothing, the True Story of Atheism

This blog has been fairly quiet lately, mostly because of work and family commitments (as well as discernment about whether I am ready to commit to an eight month retreat in Daily Life, but that is another story). However, I … Continue reading

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