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Scientific Proof Shiva Is an Environmentalist?

The Hindu god Shiva, known as the destroyer, is a great environmentalist according to a paper presented by Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Pandey, chairman of the Madhya Pradesh Private University Regulatory Commission. Although it may be surprising that “the destroyer” cared about protecting nature, there is ample evidence in ancient texts that Shiva is an environmentalist. […]

January 11th

A Successful Vatican Climate Change Forum, Mostly

With a goal of establishing common perspectives between faith leaders, politicians, and scientists, Pope Francis hosted a Climate Change Symposium at the Vatican on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Entitled Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity: the Moral Dimensions of Climate Change and Sustainable Development, the interfaith, interdisciplinary symposium was organized by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, […]

May 11th

Can Science and Religion Be Friends?

It comes as no surprise that the earliest pioneers of science were also men of faith. Religion was far more central to society in general and was the predominant sponsor of academic institutions during the time of Copernicus, Bacon, and Kepler. Galileo, known in popular culture as a rebel against church authority, actually held the […]

December 16th

Global Warming – Part I: Updated Climate Change Facts

Our earth is a precious gift, a blessing of immeasurable value from a Generous Creator. It sings and sparkles to those with appreciative ears and eyes, and makes our hearts swell with spirituality. But with this precious gift comes responsibility as caretakers, and for this we need to understand Earth’s condition clearly and factually. Beyond the […]

August 28th

Christianity’s Influence on the Air Conditioner

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s “Cosmos” has fueled debate between creationists and defenders of science. Creationists complain that the show doesn’t devote adequate time to Christianity and their misguided belief that the Earth is only 4,000 years old. Defenders of science rightfully respond that that creationism is a religious belief with no scientific validity — sometimes with […]

May 19th

Big Bang Discovery Leads to Theological Questions

The concept of “cosmic inflation” received additional support earlier this month, offering more evidence for the Big Bang theory. But does it also provide more or less evidence for the hand of the Divine? To answer that question, you have to understand the basic science behind the theory. There are three reasons why the Big […]

March 27th

Beauty in Creation

In the beginning… the earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep… Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light… God said, “Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters”… [and] God called the dry land earth, and the gathering of the waters […]

February 10th

Creationism and Evolution… and Environmentalism

Earlier this week Bill Nye, the famous Science Guy, and Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis debated evolution and creationism at the Kentucky Creation Museum. During the debate each presented evidence for their claim that creationism is, or is not, a viable scientific theory. Yes, that means that Mr. Ham actually presented evidence that the world is […]

February 7th