Category Science

The Missing Link of Atheism

Atheism is a religion with a doctrinal basis that requires, I believe, more faith than Christianity.  Now let me be careful here because I recognize that as many “denominations” of atheist likely exist as there are Christian denominations.  But just as Christianity has key tenets and rises and falls on the Doctrine of the Trinity, […]

Abraham, Meet Jesus

Pretty much anyone with experience in American schools of education over the last several decades is thoroughly familiar with Abraham Maslow.  Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is legendary and has been wildly influential both in American education and in American culture, often influencing those who do not know Maslow at all. Maslow did not create the […]

Hold a Newborn

I first held my first grandson about three hours after he was born last week. He still is considered a newborn, but at three hours old, no one could dispute that designation. Adrian was a full term baby. At three hours, he was alert and followed sound, especially his mother’s voice. His eyes were clear, […]

A Grandfather Already?

I do not know exactly when I became a grandfather, but I know that for over eight months now I have been one. So far, I have not held my grandson though he lives nearby. I have seen only a black and white fuzzy image of him dating back a few months, but that is […]

The Trouble with Science, Social and Otherwise, Part 2 of 2

In Part 1 of The Trouble with Science, we stated that since science is the work of finite, sinful men and women, we, Christians, should be careful not to expect too much from it.  In Part 2, we explore six things to remember as we keep science in perspective. 1.  What is.  The scientific method […]

The Trouble with Science, Social and Otherwise, Part 1 of 2

We live in a world enamored with science.  All one has to do to give his ideas or product a good standing is to appeal to science.  Simply placing the adjective, “scientific,” on something gives the ring of quality and authenticity and veracity to a product or a to study or even to someone’s opinion. […]