Elon Musk is certainly the man of the moment. Tesla is on the verge of releasing its first mass market vehicle. Solar City is on the cusp of transforming the economics of home-based solar production. Gigafactory is slated to come online sometime before the end of the year. Elon says his Hyperloop has received tacit approval for its first route from some lawmakers — although he didn’t say which lawmakers or what approval he’d received. The South Australian government has signed a deal with Tesla for installation of world’s largest battery farm.
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Alister McGrath is Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University. After academic work in science, he turned to the study of theology and Christianity. He spoke recently with Josemaría Carabante, of Aceprensa, a Spanish magazine and a MercatorNet partner site. In this interview Prof. Alister McGrath explains how he made the journey from atheism to Christianity and how his faith is consistent with his scientific work.
Honest scientists cannot say that science proves there is no God. Atheistic scientists can only say that they believe (by faith) that there is no God (against all the evidence!). The only reason an atheist cannot find God when he or she studies the amazing creation we find ourselves in is the same reason a criminal cannot find a policeman: they don’t want to! (See Romans 1:20) Let’s learn about why science shows there must be a God.
This year we have an important double anniversary of Charles Darwin: the 200th anniversary of his birth, and the 150th anniversary of his classic work, The Origin of the Species. Already plenty of celebrations and commemorative events are under way. With February 12 being his birthday, even more attention will be drawn to the man. So what is one to make of Darwin? In truth, there is a real mix of opinion in regards to Darwin and his thought. Many applaud his life and work while others find much which is problematic.