Pope says creation was scientific: God isn’t ‘a magician with a magic wand’

Pope says creation was scientific: God isn’t ‘a magician with a magic wand’

The theories of evolution and the Big Bang are real and God is not “a magician with a magic wand”, Pope Francis has declared. … Francis explained that both scientific theories were not incompatible with the existence of a creator – arguing instead that they “require it”. “When we read about Creation in Genesis, we […]

California charter school bans all books by or about Christians

California charter school bans all books by or about Christians

It’s hard to imagine that any school would have a problem with a book about a Christian family that helped Jews escape the Holocaust. But Springs Charter Schools in Temecula, Calif., not only had a problem with “The Hiding Place,” they also took issue with any other book that was written by a Christian author […]

‘Cosmos’ had millions of watchers but detractors hit its ‘faith in evolution’

‘Cosmos’ had millions of watchers but detractors hit its ‘faith in evolution’

“Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, if the first segment is any indication, will attempt to package unconditional blind faith in evolution as scientific literacy in an effort to create interest in science,” wrote a blogger for Answers in Genesis, a Christian apologetics ministry that promotes the view that the universe, our planet, and its inhabitants came […]

Poll: Most Americans believe God involved in creation; 25 percent believe He guided evolution

Poll: Most Americans believe God involved in creation; 25 percent believe He guided evolution

A majority of Americans believe that God played a role in the creation of human beings, while the general belief in evolution has increased, a new poll finds. Sixty-two percent of 1,000 adults polled in a YouGov survey taken July 8-9 believe that God was involved in the creation of humans. Thirty-seven percent say they […]

Why Darwinists won’t debate

Why Darwinists won’t debate

I think there’s an even more charitable interpretation of why Darwinists won’t debate: they have nothing to gain from it, politically. Presidential candidates probably wouldn’t debate either if they were sure that the majority was already on their side. Not only do Darwinists potentially have a lot to lose by entering into such a debate, […]

OMG! Blogger horrified to learn most Americans don’t ‘believe’ in evolution

OMG! Blogger horrified to learn most Americans don’t ‘believe’ in evolution

Earlier this week, my friend and fellow YogaBrains contributor Derek Beres shared a shocking statistic on my Facebook wall: Over half of Americans do not believe in evolution. According to a recent Gallup Poll, approximately 46 percent of Americans believe in creationism, 32 percent in “theistic evolution” and only 15 percent acknowledge the reality of […]

If God is dead, America is in trouble

If God is dead, America is in trouble

By Jeffrey Kuhner, Times247.com The younger generation is becoming godless. Increasing numbers of Americans under the age of 30 are skeptical about the existence of God. This will have profound repercussions upon our society, fostering moral disintegration and the eventual death of our Judeo-Christian civilization. Traditional America is dying. In its place, a new liberal […]

‘Prometheus’ and the boundaries of science

‘Prometheus’ and the boundaries of science

In his online column, New York Times science writer James Gorman gives his humble scientific opinion on the Ridley Scott sci-fi thriller Prometheus, which opened in theaters last Friday. It’s “creationism for geeks,” he says, the type that science-fiction writers and scientists have long indulged in. He’s quick to point out that this type of […]