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God’s Voice Thunders

By Jim Virkler | September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 Outdoor commencement exercises are moving and memorable. In the mid-1960s the school district where I taught science held its eighth grade graduation program outdoors. Students were…

Spring Renewal

By Jim Virkler | September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 Our recent post on bird songs highlights the transition from winter silence to springtime song. Spring also affects our local trees, now slowly springing to life…

From Silence to Song

By Jim Virkler | September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 When spring arrives in northwest Illinois, our stony winter silence is broken by joyful, sometimes raucous bird songs. At this time of year, male birds stake…

SETI

By Jim Virkler | September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 “Intelligence” as an underlying cause of observed natural phenomena is a forbidden word in the academic world of science. Leaders in that world investigate only “natural”…

A Reader Reaction: Theistic Evolution

By Jim Virkler | September 26, 2014

By: Jim Virkler; ©2008 We encourage email responses to our blog content. Our 4/19 post generated a thoughtful, detailed response worth sharing with our readers. The writer responded to several…

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…

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