Six Books That Shaped My Research

  Tom Uytterhoeven One of the benefits of working at my faculty is that my office is located in – yes, as in physically part of – one of the largest theological libraries in the world. Reading has become a true adventure, leading to ever more new findings (sometimes it is not so much the […]

A Theologian on a Science Conference?

– Tom Uytterhoeven – Someone tweeted this announcement for a workshop on human evolution. Whenever I notice something similar, I usually scramble for my calendar. But even before I check the dates to see if I could go, and certainly before I check whether my budget allows me to go, doubts start raising their ugly […]

Science and Religion: Has the Conflict Model Won the Popularity Vote?

– Tom Uytterhoeven – This morning my wife posted a picture on my Facebook wall. It shows two Post It notes on a wall in a community center in a Belgian town. The center had organized a cultural activity for kids: they were invited to write down who their hero was. So one kid posted: […]

Good News For Religion: Publishers Resist Pressure to Undermine Evolution Coverage in Texas Science Textbooks

See on – Cultural evolution Our mission is to support scientific education and critical thinking to overcome religious fundamentalism, superstition, intolerance and suffering (Publishers Resist Pressure to Undermine #Evolution Coverage in Texas #Science #Textbooks – by Texas… Tom Uytterhoeven‘s insight: Good news! – If religion is to play a role in the future of […]

M. Ruse, called an ‘Anti-Catholic Atheist’, to Deliver Diatribe on Evolution at Jesuit’s LeMoyne College – Aleteia

See on – Cultural evolution Anti-Catholic Atheist to Deliver Diatribe on Evolution at Jesuit’s LeMoyne College Aleteia Michael Ruse, PhD., who calls himself a non-believer, will be speaking at the Jesuit college on Thursday, Oct. Tom Uytterhoeven‘s insight: There are two things that I do not like about this message. First, there is the […]

Religion According to New Atheism: Natural Fundamentalism? or: First Article Published!

– Tom Uytterhoeven – This blog has been very silent lately, but real life was buzzing with activity… Just one example: my first article has been published! If you’re interested in New Atheism, you should take a look at the summary, which is in English. The article itself is in Dutch. Gepubliceerd met Blogsy

The Evolution of Darwin: The scientist’s problem with God did not spring from his theory.

See on – Cultural evolution The scientist’s problem with God did not spring from his theory. (As we discuss evolutionary beginnings of humanity in my Psychology Gen. Ed. class, I find this writer’s p.o.v…. Tom Uytterhoeven‘s insight: Tis article tries to do two things: (1) to argue that the theory of evolution and religion […]

3quarksdaily: Muslim thought on evolution takes a step forward

See on – Cultural evolution RT @3QD: Muslim thought on evolution takes a step forward: Salman Hameed in The Guardian: An imam of an east London mosq… Tom Uytterhoeven‘s insight: A sign of hope, compared to a more general trend: See on