Arthur Holly Compton: The Adventures of a Citizen Scientist

by John J. Compton

Perhaps one never knows one’s parents, really knows them. You never know their early lives and, as a kid, you are living inside your own skin, not theirs. Growing up in Chicago, I never knew my dad was famous. He was just a firm, affectionate, if too busy father figure, who loved music . . . → Read More: Arthur Holly Compton: The Adventures of a Citizen Scientist

Darwinism, Fundamentalism, and R. A. Torrey

by Michael N. Keas
R. A. Torrey (1856–1928), a leading world evangelist at the turn of the twentieth century, played a prominent role in the emergence of fundamentalism, which aimed to defend Christianity against liberalism. The writers of The Fundamentals (1910–1915), including Torrey, proposed harmony between science and Christianity by accepting the standard geological ages and by . . . → Read More: Darwinism, Fundamentalism, and R. A. Torrey

Understanding Medical Relationships through a Covenantal Ethical Perspective

by James J. Rusthoven
Relationships between different parties form the core of medical practice. Increasing attention has focused on the possible merits of understanding such relationships as covenantal in nature. Some advocates of a covenant ethic have focused on promise and fidelity as the defining features of this relationship. However, historical and/or metaphysical justification for prescribing a . . . → Read More: Understanding Medical Relationships through a Covenantal Ethical Perspective

What General Revelation Does (and Does Not) Tell Us

by Mary L. VandenBerg
The Reformed theological tradition tends to affirm scientific inquiry and often seeks to harmonize the discoveries of science with the biblical text. Much of what underlies the Reformed affirmation of science and the desire to harmonize the findings of science with the Bible is related to the theological understanding of the “two books” . . . → Read More: What General Revelation Does (and Does Not) Tell Us

 

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