Jim Virkler

Expelled

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 Expelled, the newly released movie by Ben Stein, will generate howls of horror by the community of evolutionists, particularly those in the academic world. Our readers…

Theistic Evolution – Why Not?

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 Several Christian friends of mine are theistic evolutionists with whom I have had lively discussions. Theistic evolutionists state that God, at the beginning, brought all things…

Open and Closed Science

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 The American Scientific Affiliation (ASA) is an organization of scientists who are Christians sharing a common fidelity to the Word of God and a commitment to…

Darwinian Stamina

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 The stamina of evolution is well-known. There is no question that it is firmly ingrained in our science and in our culture. This is true partly…

Consilience of Induction

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 For many years I have heard scientific laypeople, in conversations or letters, express their thoughts that evolution is “tested and proven…rock solid.” Strangely, most evolutionary scientists…

Macroevolution vs. Microevolution

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 Apologists for evolution frequently cite examples of microevolution to exemplify their major paradigm of “descent with modification from a common ancestor.” Microevolution involves small scale changes…

Establishment of Religion?

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 Imagine the following as part of a discussion taking place in a public school biology class: “Each of the eleven major human body systems is so…

The Power of Endorsement

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 Belief in evolution is strengthened by support from religious authorities, ranging from two recent Roman Catholic popes to an array of mainline protestant clergy. In a…

Implications of NOMA

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 Several years ago I initiated written communication with two well-known evolutionary scientists. Much of the discussion centered on the interaction of science and religion. I cannot…

The NOMA Principle

By Jim Virkler / September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 Stephen Jay Gould, the self proclaimed agnostic who helped construct many support pillars of modern evolutionary science until his death in 2002, is famous for articulating…