History, Science

6 Events that led to the Rise of Modern Science

Science is a wonderful thing. Through science we have come to understand and subsequently build upon the workings of the world to a certain precision within such a short amount of time. During the 19th century we had the rise of geology as well as biology and the 20th century saw the rise of cosmology… Continue reading 6 Events that led to the Rise of Modern Science

Apologetics Answers, Science

Is Science the Main Cause of Secularization? Scholarly Research says Otherwise

Here is the typical claim we tend to hear in the West: as science increases religion will naturally fade away. Or put another way: the more we learn through science, the less we need religion. This has become such a common theme that many of us never actually stop to question its validity, i.e. is… Continue reading Is Science the Main Cause of Secularization? Scholarly Research says Otherwise

History, Science

Why doesn’t Science Include God Today? Science and Religion in History

The Western world today is embedded with the idea that scientific work should not discuss God and that science should base its methods of explanation on only natural explanations (this is called methodological naturalism), this means that scientific explanations cannot invoke supernatural entities such as God as an answer. Some people take this to means… Continue reading Why doesn’t Science Include God Today? Science and Religion in History

Apologetics Answers, Philosophy and Religion, Science

I don’t Believe in God, I Believe in Science!

In the greatly enjoyable 2006 comedy Nacho Libre, there is one scene where Esqueleto a small and quite skinny man finds himself in a wrestling ring forced to fight another much bigger and taller man, or be beaten up by him. Just before the events continue, Nacho and Esqueleto engage in the following dialogue: Esqueleto:… Continue reading I don’t Believe in God, I Believe in Science!

Philosophy and Religion, Science

Is Science Based on Faith?

When someone is trying to prove a point (usually to do with the physical world), they will often refer to science by saying something along the lines of “it’s been scientifically proven that X is true.” After this is said, supposedly the case is settled unless there is some sort of evidence to the contrary.… Continue reading Is Science Based on Faith?

Apologetics Answers, Philosophy and Religion, Science

Can Science Answer Everything? Science Vs. Religion

“Experiment [science] is the only means of knowledge at our disposal. Everything else is poetry, imagination” – Max Planck. Many people today take the position that science can answer everything. This viewpoint (whether known or not) involves the affirmation of the idea that science can answer questions of origins, morality and human purpose as well… Continue reading Can Science Answer Everything? Science Vs. Religion

Science, Theology

Is the Scientific Method in the Bible?

What exactly is the scientific method? This is quite possibly the question you may be pondering over right now as you read the title. In order to answer this question, let us first look at what the word science means. Science comes from the Latin word scientia, which means knowledge. The word science just simply means knowledge. The modern… Continue reading Is the Scientific Method in the Bible?