Science and Creation


If they [the infidel] find a Christian mistaken in a field which they themselves know well and hear him maintaining his foolish opinions about our books, how are they going to believe those books in matters concerning the resurrection of the dead, the hope of eternal life, and the kingdom of heaven, when they think their pages are full of falsehoods and on facts which they themselves have learnt from experience and the light of reason?
(St. Augustine on Genesis)

Disillusioned by Christian Arguments

Faith - Footprints in the Dust


Philosophical and Theological Aspects of Creation

How to Create a Universe
Instructions for an Apprentice God - A fantasy

Stephen Hawking, The Big Bang, and God (by Henry Schaefer, a quantum chemist)

A call to separate materialist philosophy from empirical science (by Phillip E. Johnson)

Truth cannot contradict truth (by Pope John Paul II, October 22, 1996)
on the origins of life and evolution ( German translation and a commentary)
``theories of evolution which, in accordance with the philosophies inspiring them, consider the spirit as emerging from the forces of living matter or as a mere epiphenomenon of this matter, are incompatible with the truth about man.''

Meaning of some Hebrew words (such as create, etc.)

Schöpfung & Evolution


Scientific Aspects of Creation

Knowledge, Chance, and Creation (My notes on the scientific meaning of chance)

The Mystery of Life's Origin
a book by Charles B. Thaxton, Walter L. Bradley, and Roger L. Olsen

Calculating the Secrets of Life: Contributions of the Mathematical Sciences to Molecular Biology (A report by the National Research Council USA)

The Tree of Life

Radiometric Dating -- A Christian Perspective

Artificial Intelligence & Artificial Life (an essay by Anthony Carlisle)

TIERRA (experimental evolution; software) (by Thomas Ray)

comp.ai.alife Artificial Life FAQ

Evolutionary Computation and Artificial Life (by Mark Smucker)

Artificial Life [unchecked]

Philosophy of Artificial Life Bibliography


Recreational Aspects of Creation

Playing God with The Live Artificial Life Page (by Robert Silverman)

Design Your Own Universe (by Victor Stenger)

Artificial Life (by Craig Reynolds)

Artificial Life (Santa Fe)

MIT Press Artificial Life Online

UCLA Artificial Life Depository

Artificial Life Online

ENCORE Artificial Life


The Creationism/Evolution Debate

Creation/Evolution Reference Database (by Thomas Moore)

Quotable Quotes Page with quotes by Darwin and others

Why Not 6 Days? (My thoughts on interpreting the bible)

My Notes on Genesis (in German)

Evolution vs. Creation `Science' (a considerate description of opposing world views)

Dwise1's creation/evolution page

Creation `Science' (the fundamentalist perspective)

talk.origins FAQs (the liberal perspective)

The Creationism/Evolution Controversy

Origins
``The purpose of this web page is to present some of the newly developing theories and arguments associated with catastrophism and/or scientific creationism in a language that is comprehensible to the layman. ... The information contained here did not originate with the author, nor is the author taking a position at this time.''

Wort+Wissen (German Creationists)

Creation and Evolution, a list of links

Creationism Literature (a comprehensive list of books, journals, and online articles by Christoher Wayne Ashcraft)

And God created Darwin

Scientific Proofs of God and Creation Science Material (by Timothy Stout, a physicist and pastor)

The Days of Creation: Hours or Eons? by Dick Fischer

Reasons To Believe by Dr. Hugh Ross, an astrophysicist.
A view that tries to preserve the complete reliability of the bible without being too literal. For example:
``In Genesis 6, 7, 8, and 9 two Hebrew words, nephesh and basar, are used to describe the animals on board the ark. The word nephesh includes birds and mammals only. The word basar refers more specifically to those birds and mammals that contribute to man's livelihood. Further, the word for world refers to mankind and the area he occupied rather than the entire globe.''
For opposing views, see: Could Noah's Ark Hold all the Animals?
An open letter to Hugh Ross by Lambert Dolphin
[Note: read 10 power 10 for 1010, etc]
Noah's Ark: A Feasibility Study

A New Theological View of Genesis. A summary of the book Foundation, Fall and Flood: A Harmonization of Genesis and Science by Glenn R. Morton.
His thesis might be wrong; but certainly it is an interesting attempt to reconciliate Genesis 1-9 and evolution.


Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable. How many hours are there in a mile? Is yellow square or round. Probably half the questions we ask - half our great theological and metaphysical questions - are like that. (C.S. Lewis)


Pseudo-Truth

My Review of ``A New Astronomical Quranic Method for The Determination Of The Greatest Speed C'' by Dr. Mansour Hassab-Elnaby

Proving the authenticity of an ancient text by means of hidden numerical patterns (by Greg Hartman)


A doctor, an architect, and a computer scientist were arguing about whose profession was the oldest. In the course of their arguments, they got all the way back to the Garden of Eden, whereupon the doctor said, "The medical profession is clearly the oldest, because Eve was made from Adam's rib, as the story goes, and that was a simply incredible surgical feat."
The architect did not agree. He said, "But if you look at the Garden itself, in the beginning there was chaos and void, and out of that, the Garden and the world were created. So God must have been an architect."
The computer scientist, who had listened to all of this said, "Yes, but where do you think the chaos came from?"
(from Science Jokes)


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