What Animals Teach Christians about Getting Along
Competition characterizes some creature interactions. So does tenderness and care.
According to Jeff Schloss, a biology professor at Westmont College and senior scholar at the BioLogos Foundation, neither view—all idyllic or all strife—does justice to the wonder of
Starving Myself Meant Losing Myself
For years, I looked at myself in mirrors only to see mirages.
According to brain researcher Guido Frank, body image-related illnesses are rooted in brain biology, “and those biological origins of eating disorders may occur early in brain
Are Religious Kids Meaner or Nicer?
A Christian sociologist responds to two contradictory studies and what they tell us about science.
Is faith good for kids? A paper published in Current Biology last year posed this question. A recent study published in Current Biology has called these findings into question.
Is Addiction a Disease? Yes, and Much More
Four core aspects of recovery that are essential for addressing addiction.
and spiritual. Addicts are moral agents, in community, with biology working against their spiritual goals. Biological whole lives. Biology and the Brain. Our
The Key to Raising Kind Kids
Harvard psychologist Richard Weissbourd says it’s closer than you think.
Two years ago, a headline-grabbing study in Current Biology concluded that religious children from around the world shared less than those from non-religious homes.
Morning Roundup 6/16/15
Shia Labeouf's Faith; Making the Most of Life; Biologist on the "Engineer" Behind Molecules
Recently a friend sent me a link to a TEDx talk, "Digital biology and open science -- the coming revolution," which affirms that life's "complex interacting molecular machines" reveal
Why Our Body Destroys Itself
The science and spirituality behind the latest Nobel Prize in medicine.
dangerous. The mantra of cellular biology up to that point had been that building proteins—not destroying them—was the key to health and survival.
You Are Plural
Trillions of foreign creatures in and on our bodies shape our health, desires, and behavior. Here's why they matter.
Swarthmore College biologist Scott Gilbert argues that humans and other “animals can no longer be considered individuals in any sense of classical biology: anatomical, developmental
'Get the Girl to Do It'
What 'Hidden Figures' reveals about race, women, and how our sons see our daughters.
According to Ray Rodriguez, professor of cellular and molecular biology at University of California–Davis and executive committee member for the Center for the Advancement of
New & Noteworthy Books
Compiled by Matt Reynolds.
and men. In this short pamphlet, Roberts, an English churchman, runs through some basics of the biblical perspective on gender and biology. “There
Rethinking Church Plant Funding
What do you do when the well runs dry? You dig another well.
city of Buffalo, New York. I was 21. I had an undergraduate degree in Biology and Chemistry. I probably wouldn't have funded me. But God called me