Tag Archives: creation

A Masterpiece of Engineering

We think that we design pretty neat things these days.  We laugh at the man who said that the world would probably only need four or five computers.  Those of us who are old enough can remember when we did … Continue reading

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Fear of science

There are millions of people spending their working life pushing forward scientific knowledge.  The breadth of knowledge discovered by the hands of so many scientists is beyond anyone’s comprehension.  Pronouncements by the scientific community have become almost the word of … Continue reading

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Lord Kelvin and God

From the BBC website: Lord Kelvin believed science must be treated with reverence, as he explained: “I have long felt that there was a general impression that the scientific world believes science has discovered ways of explaining all the facts … Continue reading

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“The Big Picture” – an honest examination of God, science and purpose – OUT NOW

“I recommend this book to all thinking people – we might just change the world.”  “This book will definitely make you think and then think again. Hemsley did his research for this book, and I received many answers to questions … Continue reading

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The Big Picture – an honest examination of God, Science and Purpose

If you have wondered if science, faith and reason are compatible then this is a book for you. The book explores how everything (including science) is based on faith of some sort.  It explains in understandable terms what science tells … Continue reading

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Richard Miles – Archaeology: A Secret History

The description of this program on iPlayer is “Archaeologist Richard Miles presents a series charting the history of the breakthroughs and watersheds in our long quest to understand our ancient past. He begins by going back 2,000 years to explore … Continue reading

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Proof of God?

A friend asked “Let us suppose it was absolutely certain there was no god but many people honestly believed there was – how different would the world look today?” I could answer that if there was no God there would … Continue reading

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Information, DNA and evolution.

Many of those who are interested in the subject of evolution and life point out that the genetic code is a tremendous carrier of information, and often raise the question of where that information comes from.  Intuitively we know that … Continue reading

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Brian Cox’s “Wonders of life – what is life?” .. a review

Yesterday evening I watched the first in a new Brian Cox series on the wonders of life.  I was left with an uncomfortable feeling about the way the content was presented. In essence, the program shows very little science but … Continue reading

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A vision and purpose for 2013

In the 2011 UK census, nearly 60% of the population want to be recognised as Christian.  Many other surveys show that the proportion of the population who regularly attend church services is between 5% and 15%.  (Tearfund report on churchgoing … Continue reading

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