January 16, 2021

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Adam and the Genome 1

Adam and the Genome 1- Foreword and Introduction We are going to blog through the new book, Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture after Genetic Science by Dennis Venema and Scot McKnight here at Internet Monk.  I, Mike the Geologist, your erstwhile science nerd, will attempt a chapter by chapter summary and discussion of this important […]

Was Adam an Ardipithecus?

Was Adam an Ardipithecus? I’ve mentioned several times in posts about Glenn R. Morton.  Morton was an ardent Young Earth Creationist, so ardent he switched professions from work as a geophysicist working for a seismic company and processing seismic data, and went into seismic interpretation where he would have to deal with more geologic data; […]

Perspectives on Science and Faith for 2019

Perspectives on Science and Faith for 2019 I thought I’d review the relationship between science and the Christian faith for the past year.  This is strictly from my own perspective as chronicler of things science-y and faith-y for Internet Monk and I don’t purport to be exhaustive or even statistically significant (hah, hah, see what […]

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, […]

Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science- Part 3, The Language of Biology, Chapters 9 Redeemable Ant-Man By Andy Walsh

Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science Part 3, The Language of Biology, Chapter 9 Redeemable Ant-Man By Andy Walsh We are blogging through the book, “Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science” by Andy Walsh.  Today is Chapter 9: Redeemable Ant-man and Walsh goes into a detailed regale of ant colony lore.  […]

Nature Red In Tooth and Claw?

Nature Red In Tooth and Claw? Are God and Nature then at strife, That Nature lends such evil dreams? So careful of the type she seems, So careless of the single life; That I, considering everywhere Her secret meaning in her deeds, And finding that of fifty seeds She often brings but one to bear, […]

Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona: Chapter 5- Adam, Eve, and History

Mere Science and Christian Faith: Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults, by Greg Cootsona: Chapter 5- Adam, Eve, and History We are reviewing the book, Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona, subtitled Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults.  Today we look at Chapter 5- Adam, Eve, and History.  Cootsona starts the chapter citing […]

A Review of “A World From Dust- How the Periodic Table Shaped Life” by Ben McFarland

A Review of A World From Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life by Ben McFarland I originally bought this book on a recommendation from RJS over at Jesus Creed .  RJS is the science blogger at Scot McKnight’s blog who is a PhD professor of chemistry.  Ben McFarland teaches biochemistry and chemistry at Seattle […]

Mike the Geologist: Science and the Bible (Lesson 9)

Science and the Bible – Lesson 9 By Michael McCann Thus far we have looked at the phenotypic evidence for evolution.  This system of classification was first formulated in the 19th century based on: 1. Comparative anatomy 2. Biogeography – distribution of species around the world 3. The fossil record But beginning with the Watson and […]

Saturday Brunch, February 18, 2017, Stolen Humor Edition

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? This week I am going to unabashedly steal some jokes. Interspersed throughout our brunch, like sips of mimosa, will be some of the best late night humor. Let’s start here. Famed Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein told CNN yesterday that the Trump administration is trying […]