A scientist who's a Christian asks, 'Are we crazy?'
By USA TODAY
Added: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 23:00:00 UTC
Can Christians can be card-carrying, evolution-believing, "Old Earth" scientists, too?
Yes, say two such people, Karl Giberson and Darrel Falk, in a piece on our editorial page On Religion Forum today that tells believers and scientists alike, "Fear not."
And Giberson is available for a live chat today at 2 p.m. ET to answer questions about faith and evolution. (Submit your questions at onreligion.usatoday.com.
We are trained scientists who believe in God, but we also believe that science provides reliable information about nature. We don;t view evolution as sinister and atheistic. We think it is simply God's way of creating. Yet we can still sleep soundly at night, with Bibles on our nightstands, resting atop the latest copy of Scientific American. Are we crazy?
Giberson is a professor at Eastern Nazarene College, co-president of the BioLogos Foundation and author of Saving Darwin: How to be a Christian and Believe in Evolution. Darrel Falk is a professor at Point Loma Nazarene University, co-president of the BioLogos Foundation and author of Coming to Peace with Science: Bridging the Worlds Between Faith and Biology.
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