Maybe life is not a tree but, as biologists are finding to be increasingly likely, a forest or an orchard. But then what are the consequences for strict naturalism?
The statement that “scientists call” this group “fundamentalist and/or evangelical” makes it sounds as if that is an objective, scientific label.
Bradley and Marks offer an uncommonly clear discussion of the problem of the early Earth’s atmosphere, and why materialist theories stumble on the ancient rocks.
Dark matter is the unknown substance thought to make up some 27 percent of the universe. It can’t be observed but only theorized.
How does life emerge from that which is not alive? This mystery exercises a peculiar fascination, with the power to elicit remarkable feats of imagination.