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Stephen Barr on God and Science

Below is a talk by Stephen Barr, a Catholic and physicist who teaches at the University of Delaware. He has thought a lot about the relationship of science to religion, and his views are interesting. He also has an excellent book … Continue reading

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Physicist Stephen Barr on Natural Theology vs. William Dembski’s “Intelligent Design”

At First Things this week, University of Delaware physicist Stephen Barr has written an exceptionally clear-headed critique of Intelligent Design (ID)—contextualizing it beautifully. The essay really needs to be read in full, but here’s a taste: The emphasis in early Christian writings was not on complexity, irreducible or … Continue reading

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