Science and Faith

Molecular Machines and God

This may sound like something from a Star Wars movie, but it’s actually an important topic – and one that exposes holes in current theories of evolution. It all starts with a mousetrap – but let’s get some background first!

Dr. Michael Behe, a professor of biochemistry and author of Darwin’s Black Box, spoke about a test Charles Darwin proposed for his own theory.

“Darwin said, ‘If it could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed which could not possibly have been formed by numerous, successive, slight modifications, my theory would absolutely break down.’ And that was the basis for the theory of irreducible complexity. (read more)

The Impotence of Darwinism:  A Christian Scientists Looks at the Evidence

by Dr. Ray Bohlin

Darwinian evolution has been described as a universal acid that eats through everything it touches. What Daniel Dennett meant was that evolution as an idea, what he called “Darwin’s dangerous idea,” is an all-encompassing worldview. Darwinism forms the basis of the way many people think and act. It touches everything.

Dr. Ray Bohlin looks at some of the tenets of Darwinism and finds them lacking support in the real world.  Speaking from a biblical worldview perspective, he finds the gaps and inconsistencies in current Darwinian thinking should demand that different theories be examined and evaluated. (read more)