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Science as a Faith: Do We Need Another Restoration?

One of our nation’s leading bodies of scientific influence, the Center for Disease Control, is citing their recent scientific study — as are their media…

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Stunning Revelation about the Building Blocks of Life, Amino Acids

Foreordained or predestined: complex theological debates have raged around these terms for centuries. Finally science has weighed in, and the correct answer appears to “preordained.”…

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DNA Science vs. Scripture: The Book of Mormon is Not the Only Target for Confused Attacks

Misunderstanding of both DNA-related science and the nature of the Book of Mormon led to premature rejoicing in some circles over the alleged refutation of…

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Science and Mormonism: An Insight from LDS.org and an Update on the So-Called 1910 “First Presidency Statement”

Science and religion are two independent witnesses of God’s Creation, according to a beautiful video interview of LDS scientist Dr. John Lewis, formerly of the…

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Dark Matter and Joseph Smith’s Statement on the Material Nature of Spirit

My latest post over at the Nauvoo Times (Orson Scott Card’s LDS project with a good variety of writers) is “Mystery of the Hidden Cosmos:…

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The Stuff of Stars

(Originally posted at The Nauvoo Times.) An LDS acquaintance of mine has recently discovered science, it seems, and no longer accepts the scriptural account of…

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Thomas Nagel’s Apostasy: Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature Is Almost Certainly False

Some elite circles in the academic world are aflame with anger at the apostasy of one of their former darlings, a man who may be…

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On Evidence, Knowledge, and the Whims of the Heart

Continuing on the theme of the LDS testimony and how Mormons come to “know” some things that science can’t confirm, I’ll address a common misunderstanding….

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Relying on Human Knowledge and the Scientific Method (Alone): Recipe for Disaster

In some of my latest posts here and at the Nauvoo Times, I tried to explain that what we humans can perceive and understand is…

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Maybe Science is More Like Religion Than You Realized

You grew up thinking that it gave you absolute, dependable answers that you could trust. It made you feel secure, like you could make sense…

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