It is important to remember that the question we are answering is how. The important question, why, is beyond science in the the ultimate sense, as well as the fundamental sense. How is fascinating. Investigating how is simply following the great commandment to love the creator with all our mind. We user our mind to investigate the creation, thereby loving the creator.

It is all too big for us. Much too much.


Micah 6:8

Musings on Science and Theology

At the first public BioLogos Conference in the summer of 2015, Prof. Ard Louis, a professor of theoretical physics at Oxford gave an outstanding talk “Randomness and Other Metaphors in the Theory of Evolution.” The lecture is available on YouTube (see below). I’ve held off on posting about it because the lecture runs 46 minutes, while clips of even 7 or 8 minutes tend to exceed the attention span of most readers. However, I just came across the video and watched it again. It is well worth the time, presented with humour and a number of excellent visuals (including videos). I’ve had the opportunity to meet and talk with Ard on several occasions. He is equally at home discussing science or Christian faith and takes both very seriously. A number of concepts he touches on in this talk are ones that my group, or those of my colleagues…

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