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Science vs. Religion: The Most Powerful Narrative?

This is post 6 of 6 in the series “Narratives” Galileo Galilei, father of modern science In this series, we’ve looked at a few examples of powerful narratives that gained significant cultural influence. In part two, I discussed how the teaching of American history has become dominated by a highly

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Farewell, Justice: The Corrosion of Narratives

This is post 4 of 6 in the series “Narratives” Healthy, flourishing societies are built on a foundation of truth. Not just truth in the ultimate sense, but truth in the everyday sense. There are facts in our daily existence which objectively exist, regardless of whether or not people believe

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God Put the Invisible in Plain Sight

This is post 2 of 10 in the series “Romans 1” God made invisible things visible through His creation. In a previous post we saw how human beings suppress the truth. We do not want to recognize an external, objective truth. In our rebellion we desire to be the final arbiter of

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What is the Meaning of Life?

The School of Athens by Raphael What is the meaning of life? Where is this meaning to be found? Such questions, still highly relevant, have been kicked around for a long time. Some well-known, ancient Greeks had a lot to say about this question. Aristotle led the discussion about the use of

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God the Builder: An Architect’s Captivating Discovery, part 2

Dome of the Florence Cathedral by Brunelleschi (1438) who transformed the role and status of the architect. Photo by Bruce Stokes on Flickr In part 1 we wrote about architect Christopher Alexander who said that his half century as an architect and student of creation has persuaded him not only of God’s existence

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God the Builder: An Architect’s Captivating Discovery

Painting of Abraham’s Departure by József Molnár For he was looking forward to the city with foundations, whose architect and builder is God. At the end of history a city will arise whose Architect and Builder is God. The Creator who conceived, designed and built our earthly home, is also

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What the Language of Creation is Telling Us

Is truth “made,” or is it discovered? Is history meaningless or purposeful? The current, global discussion of the nature of human sexuality, of marriage and family arises from two very different worldviews. One worldview sees truth as a social construct, the other sees truth as objective. One view regards human

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Just Breaking: Motherhood Is a Cultural Invention! ADD URL

“Motherhood is a cultural invention. It reflects a belief adopted by society that is passed down from one generation to the next.” So writes Kathleen McCartney, president of Smith College, in “Time To Rethink Our Social Construct of Motherhood.” McCarney’s article appeared on the May 6, 2015 opinion page of

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Just Breaking: Motherhood Is a Cultural Invention!

“Motherhood is a cultural invention. It reflects a belief adopted by society that is passed down from one generation to the next.” So writes Kathleen McCartney, president of Smith College, in “Time To Rethink Our Social Construct of Motherhood.” McCartney’s article appeared on the May 6, 2015 opinion page of

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Scott Walker, Evolution, and the Media

During a recent interview Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was asked,  “Are you comfortable with the idea of evolution? Do you accept it?” Realizing the peril behind this question he chose to defer on it. Scott Walker could have done worse. And he’s taking plenty of heat for punting. Nonetheless, the

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