Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Francis Collins in Christianity and Science

Christianity Today, April (Web-only), 2009

Q & A: Francis Collins
The former director of the Human Genome Project hopes to show compatibility between Christianity and science.

A year after stepping down as director of the Human Genome Project, Dr. Francis Collins is embarking on a new venture, one that may be even harder than deciphering DNA.

Collin's new BioLogos Foundation, which launched on April 28, aims to be a bridge in the debate over science and religion and provide some answers to life's most difficult questions.

Through an interactive Web site, gatherings with pastors and scientists, and possibly developing science curricula for Christian schools, Collins aims to tell others about the deep compatibility he sees between Christianity and science. Some answers have been edited for length and clarity.

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Related posts

The Genome Doctor | The director of the National Human Genome Research Institute answers questions about the morality of his work (October 1, 2007)
Living with the Darwin Fish | Why the discovery of yet another 'missing link' doesn't destroy my faith. (March 12, 2007)
Creation or Evolution? Yes! | Francis Collins issues a call to stand on the middle ground. (January 16, 2007)
Science in Wonderland | Getting some perspective (250 million years' worth) on the evolution controversy. (April 1, 2006)

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