Science and the Existence of God

December 27th, 2014 • iizthatiiz

This article recently appeared in the Wall Street Journal:

Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God

 

The odds of life existing on another planet grow ever longer. Intelligent design, anyone?

By ERIC METAXAS

In 1966 Time magazine ran a cover story asking: Is God Dead? Many have accepted the cultural narrative that he’s obsolete—that as science progresses, there is less need for a “God” to explain the universe. Yet it turns out that the rumors of God’s death were premature. More amazing is that the relatively recent case for his existence comes from a surprising place—science itself.

Today there are more than 200 known parameters necessary for a planet to support life—every single one of which must be perfectly met, or the whole thing falls apart.

The odds against life in the universe are simply astonishing.

Yet here we are, not only existing, but talking about existing. What can account for it? Can every one of those many parameters have been perfect by accident? At what point is it fair to admit that science suggests that we cannot be the result of random forces?

read much more at The Wall Street Journal

 

Was the Universe created by something other than the big bang? Author Eric Metaxas discusses the possibilities with Fox News anchor Shannon Bream.

 

 

Cross-posted from I Iz Blogging

 

 

 

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