It's a story making its way around the internet at the moment, Bryan College of Dayton, Tennessee is returning to its fundamentalist roots and obligating professors to sign a creationist statement.
While all of us enjoying reading our favorite authors, there is nothing like getting to hear the author read her own work. It provides a chance to hear which words she emphasizes and where she pauses; it is an act of interpretation. YouTube is a vast resource of clips like this. For this week's
“Everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was…lived there—on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.” Carl Sagan
On February 23, 2014 In Ancient Science, Creationism, Evangelicalism, Evolution, Featured, History, Myth, Opinion, Scripture, Theology, Toledo Faith and Values, Universe
If you’re not a creationist, the temptation might be to finish the title of this post with “on everything.” So go ahead. Say it aloud and you’ll probably feel better. In my recent article, “‘There is a book,’ but Ken Ham has no idea how to read it,” at Toledo Faith & Values (our
For this week's 3 for Thursday, MinutePhysics looks at three simple ways to time travel (that you're already doing) and three complicated theoretical ones.
On February 19, 2014 In Quoted
“The only way a writer can satisfy his own curiosity is to write it.” ~ Eudora Welty, On Writing
Charles Darwin’s birthday (February 12) is this week and social media is bustling with Darwin quotes, articles on evolution, and talk of HBO’s documentary, Questioning Darwin. There is little doubt that evolution continues to create a stir, especially with 46 percent of Americans being creationists. For this week, therefore, it seemed appropriate to do
“…ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.” ~ Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man