(RNS) The two-and-a-half-hour debate Tuesday (Feb. 4) between Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis and Bill Nye the Science Guy was a much-hyped showdown between the creationism and evolution camps. Here are some morsels.
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(RNS) Bill Nye may be “The Science Guy,” but Ken Ham is the “Answers in Genesis” man, and a debate between the two over the origins of life has nonbelievers and Christians wringing their hands.
(RNS) “Writing ‘S.H.O.O.T. First’ was part of that process of being able to admit that I am a full-on atheist.”
(RNS) A new study suggests that megachurch services produce a spiritual and biological “high” that keeps congregants coming back for more. By Chris Lisee.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Whether believers realize it or not, the trees near their houses of worship have religious roots. By Lisa Schencker.
(RNS) The St. Paul Saints, a Minnesota minor league baseball team, will become the “Mr. Paul Aints” in a game sponsored by a local atheist group. By Kimberly Winston.
(RNS) Physicists' recent discovery of the 'God particle' marked a new chapter in scientific knowledge. It also reignited debate over the universe's origins — and the validity of religious faith as scientific knowledge expands. By Chris Lisee.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (RNS) In 2009, when he was an associate pastor at Abundant Life Christian Center, Henry Clarke finally faced the puzzle that was his life. He took a test he found online. While the results were a revelation, it was still a devastating diagnosis. By Kathleen Polinquin.
(RNS) In Seattle, which is is arguably the nation's most secular city, people found the core meaning of an incarnate faith: people loving each other. As religion struggles with who is allowed in, these church avoiders have opened their lives to each other. By Tom Ehrich.
LONDON (RNS) A controversial Oxford University professor billed by many as the world's “most famous atheist'' now says he is not 100 percent sure that God doesn't exist _ but just barely. By Al Webb.