August 19, 2019

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Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander, Chapter 6- Death, Pain, Suffering, and the God of Love

Is There Purpose in Biology?: The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander, Chapter 6- Death, Pain, Suffering, and the God of Love We are reviewing the book: Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander.  Today is:  Chapter 6- Death, Pain, […]

Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander, Chapter 5- The Christian Matrix Within Which Biology Flourishes

Is There Purpose in Biology?: The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander, Chapter 5- The Christian Matrix Within Which Biology Flourishes We are reviewing the book: Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander.  Chapter 5- The Christian Matrix Within Which […]

Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander, Chapter 4: Biology, Randomness, Chance and Purpose (Part 2)

Is There Purpose in Biology?: The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander, Chapter 4: Biology, Randomness, Chance and Purpose (Part 2) We are reviewing the book: Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander.  Chapter 4: Biology, Randomness, Chance and Purpose, […]

Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander, Chapter 4: Biology, Randomness, Chance and Purpose (Part 1)

Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander, Chapter 4: Biology, Randomness, Chance and Purpose (Part 1) We are reviewing the book: Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander.  Chapter 4: Biology, Randomness, Chance and Purpose […]

Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander, Chapter 3: Biology’s Molecular Constraints

Is There Purpose in Biology?: The Cost of Existence and the God of Love By Denis Alexander Chapter 3: Biology’s Molecular Constraints We are reviewing the book: Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander.  Chapter 3: Biology’s Molecular Constraints.  Alexander begins the chapter with a […]

Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander, Chapter 2: Biology’s Grand Narrative

Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander Chapter 2: Biology’s Grand Narrative We are reviewing the book: Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander.  Chapter 2 is Biology’s Grand Narrative.  In this chapter Alexander asks […]

Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander, Chapter 1: The Historical Roots of Purpose in Biology

Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander, Chapter 1: The Historical Roots of Purpose in Biology We are reviewing the book: Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander.  Chapter 1 is The Historical Roots of […]

21 Grams

21 Grams How much does the human soul weigh?  Sounds like a ridiculous question.   But according to a “scientific” study published in 1907 by Duncan MacDougall, a physician from Haverhill, Massachusetts, the answer was 21 grams.  Dr. MacDougall identified six patients in nursing homes whose death was imminent.  According to Wikipedia, one of the patients lost […]

Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander

Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander I am going to review the book: Is There Purpose in Biology?  The Cost of Existence and the God of Love. By Denis Alexander.  Denis Alexander is the Emeritus Director of the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion […]

Scrupulosity: Where OCD Meets Religion, Faith, and Belief

Scrupulosity: Where OCD Meets Religion, Faith, and Belief Please take a minute and read the following article from the OCD Center of Los Angeles.  Many people probably have the notion that Obsessive Compulsion Disorder (OCD) is a somewhat harmless psychological problem that involves nothing worse than washing your hands a lot.  A somewhat more debilitating […]