If the Big Bang marks the universe's initial expansion, then could it be the beginning of the universe? Could this indicate a transcendent cause—a creator?
As a science and math geek, I need a patron saint. I choose St. Augustine of Hippo, whose insights into science and math were centuries ahead of his time.
Scientists Charles Darwin and Gregor Mendel were contemporaries. Mendel certainly knew of Charles Darwin, but did Darwin ignore Gregor Mendel's work?
University of Notre Dame Professor Carter Snead explains the secular versus Catholic view of the human person, beginning with "What is a person?"
If we're hardwired to respond to situations in a particular way, should we despair of ever being able to change? This brings up the question of free will.
The data is in: we are hardwired for connection and social interactions. Not a surprise—for God is a community of love, and we are made in His image.
Should the idea of our being “made in the image of God” should be set aside since it has been disproved by science? Dr. Marie George answers.
If someone asked you who discovered DNA, what answer would you give? The correct answer: all of the above contributed in some way—and many others!
It must be hard to live a life of metaphysical certitude about everything. Certainty leaves no room for wonder. And that’s sad. Because wonder is wonderful.
St. Augustine's wonderings about the nature of time fit with contemporary scientific theories—and are altogether in accord with our present-day confusion.