Accommodation vs. appeasement

Over at Metamagician and the Hellfire Club, Russell Blackford has a useful classification of the forms of what I call “accommodationism” between science and faith.  A brief excerpt from his post: . . . there seem to be a few ways that people try to make a truce between religion and science. 1. The NOMA […]

Francis Collins sees God in quantum mechanics

Over at New Scientist, Andy Coghlan takes on BioLogos (Francis Collins’s new accommodationist website), and its theistic assertion that God can act through the “uncertainties” in quantum mechanics. (This is also an argument made by Kenneth Miller in Finding Darwin’s God.) Coghlan quotes BioLogos and then dismantles the argument: “With quantum mechanical uncertainty and the […]