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2023 Dallas Conference on Science & Faith

How has Christianity contributed to the rise of modern science? What do the latest scientific discoveries tell us about the existence of God? Explore these questions, and more, at Discovery Institute's 4th-annual Dallas Conference on Science & Faith. Read More ›
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Discovering How Science Points to God

Our friends at Park Cities Presbyterian Church are hosting a science and faith discussion in Dallas, TX with Stephen Meyer, Director of the Center for Science & Culture at Discovery Institute and author of Return of the God Hypothesis: Three Scientific Discoveries That Reveal the Mind Behind the Universe. Here’s a message from the organizers: As Christians, we have the privilege of Read More ›

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Artificial neuron in concept of artificial intelligence. Wall-shaped binary codes make transmission lines of pulses, information in an analogy to a microchip.
Artificial neuron in concept of artificial intelligence. Wall-shaped binary codes make transmission lines of pulses, information in an analogy to a microchip.

Information as the Foundation of Business and Biology

The Association for Business Technology Professionals invites you to join their upcoming chapter meeting in Dallas, TX to hear from William Dembski, Distinguished Fellow of the Walter Bradley Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence at Discovery Institute. Here’s a message from the organizers: Information is foundational to both business and biology. In business, information characterizes everything from prices to intellectual Read More ›

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Learn all about these heroes of the microscopic world—and how they provide compelling evidence for intelligent design. Hosted by by bestselling author and biochemist Michael Behe, the first season of Secrets of the Cell recently surpassed more than 1.4 million views on YouTube. The season’s episodes were also re-edited into a half-hour program that was broadcast worldwide on cable and satellite TV.

Bacteria — Superheroes of the Microbial World

We invite you to join biochemist Michael Behe as he explores marvels of the microscopic world, including bacteria with their own navigation systems, microbes that eat plastic waste, and microscopic bugs that can shoot 60 molecular “bullets” per second. This is Episode 6 of Behe’s popular video series Secrets of the Cell. Learn all about these heroes of the microscopic Read More ›

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How Biology Lost Awe, and How to Get It Back

The Southern California Chapter of the Science & Culture Network is hosting an in-person event with Dr. Douglas Axe on the magnificence of life. Read below for a brief word provided by the chapter. If this interests you, be sure to register via Eventbrite by clicking the button to the right. Psychologists have observed that, regardless of upbringing, young children intuit that life was Read More ›

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Tour of a Tiny City — An Excursion Into the Biological Cell

The Colorado Chapter of the Science & Culture Network invites you to join another webinar on one of the greatest challenges to Darwinism. Read below for a brief word provided by the chapter. In the 1800s, when evolutionary theory was being developed, the cell was thought to be a simple bag of protoplasm. There was nothing known about the mode of inheritance; they didn’t Read More ›

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Sunrise Mist over California Vineyard Landscape

Lux Forum Hosts Stephen Meyer on Return of the God Hypothesis

Lux Forum — a non-profit operating out of Napa Valley, California — will be featuring a public lecture with Stephen Meyer on his latest book, Return of the God Hypothesis: Three Discoveries that Reveal the Mind Behind the Universe. Read below for more information on the event and host. A message from the organizers: Join us for compelling discussions about Read More ›

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Richard Weikart on Darwinian Racism at SES National Conference on Christian Apologetics

One of our senior fellows at the Center for Science & Culture, Richard Weikart, has been invited to speak on the subject of his new book, Darwinian Racism, at this year’s National Conference on Christian Apologetics (NCCA) hosted by Southern Evangelical Seminary. He will be featured in two breakout sessions, on April 8 and 9. Read on for more information Read More ›

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Close up of eye iris on black background, macro, photography

The Design of the Human Eye with Jonathan Wells

Our friends at The Centre for Intelligent Design in the U.K. are hosting a webinar featuring Jonathan Wells on the design of the human eye. On the day of the webinar, simply click the button on the right to watch the live event on YouTube. Read their message below for further information. The Centre for Intelligent Design Our webinar series Read More ›

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Darwinian Racism Webinar with Author Richard Weikart

According to historians and scientists alike, Adolf Hitler was a Christian creationist who rejected Darwinian evolution. Award-winning historian Richard Weikart says otherwise. According to Weikart, Darwinian evolution crucially influenced Hitler and the Nazis. The Nazis zealously propagated evolutionary theory during the Third Reich. ​​​​Inspired by arguments from both Darwin and early Darwinists, the Nazis viewed the “Nordic race” as superior to other Read More ›

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Topoisomerase Webinar with Joe Deweese

Topoisomerase II is an extremely important enzyme in your cells that is designed to untangle knots and supercoils in DNA strands that arise during replication and transcription. It does this by grabbing two tangled DNA segments, holding one steady while it breaks the other segment in two, and then passing the first segment through the break. The second segment is Read More ›

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Human brain digital illustration. Electrical activity, flashes and lightning on a blue background.

The Evidence for Dualism in Neuroscience with Michael Egnor

Our friends at The Centre for Intelligent Design in the U.K are hosting another amazing webinar. Check out their message below and consider joining us for what should be an incredible discussion on the neuroscientific evidence for dualism. On Monday, December 13th, Michael Egnor, Professor of Neurosurgery and Paediatrics at Stony Brook University of New York will be speaking at our next Read More ›

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YouTube Premiere of “Long Story Short” Episode on the Origin of Life — Part 2: Polymerization

It’s finally here — part 2 of Long Story Short’s Origin of Life series! In this upcoming episode, the extraordinary process of polymerization will be exposed for what it really is — an incredibly complex system indispensable to all life. What explanations have been offered from a Darwinian framework regarding the origin of this process? Have they missed some crucial Read More ›

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“Animal Algorithms” Webinar with Author Eric Cassell

How do some birds, turtles, and insects possess navigational abilities that rival the best manmade navigational technologies? Who or what taught the honey bee its dance, or its hive mates how to read the complex message of the dance? How do blind mound-building termites master passive heating and cooling strategies that dazzle skilled human architects? In The Origin of Species, Read More ›

Return of the God Hypothesis Webinar

Our friends at The Centre for Intelligent Design in the U.K. are hosting a webinar featuring Stephen Meyer on his latest book, Return of the God Hypothesis. Read their message below concerning the new webinar series. On the day of, simply click the link at right to watch the YouTube live event. The first webinar of the series will be Read More ›

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Dallas Conference on Science and Faith 2022

Dallas Conference on Science & Faith

How has Christianity contributed to the rise of modern science? What do the latest scientific discoveries tell us about the existence of God? Explore these questions, and more, at Discovery Institute's 4th-annual Dallas Conference on Science & Faith. Read More ›
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Design & Designer: The Convergence of Science & Theology

Given enough time, can bacteria mutate into insects by chance? Can random mutations account for the existence of butterflies and whales and platypuses? What about the origin of the universe or the origin of man's ability to reason? Come and hear scientists and scholars discuss the limitations of chance and the abundant testimonies to design, as they come to realization from physics to proteins. Read More ›
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Amazing moment ,Monarch Butterfly , caterpillar, pupa and emerging with clipping path.

Metamorphosis — A Serious Challenge to Darwinian Evolution

Metamorphosis (from caterpillar to butterfly) is a roadblock that seems an insurmountable hurdle to the Darwinian model. The complete list of changes that occur in one to two weeks is astounding. Join us in exploring this phenomenon and more with our speaker Tom Siewert. Read More ›

Unpacking “Return of the God Hypothesis” with Dr. Ray Bohlin

Are there scientific arguments for the existence of God? Dr. Stephen Meyer thinks so, which he explains in his new book Return of the God Hypothesis. A hefty read indeed, covering three broad but important topics: The beginnings of the universe The fine-tuning of the universe The intricate world of molecular biology Many are interested in these topics but just aren’t familiar Read More ›

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Renowned Synthetic Chemist Speaks on "The Mystery of the Origin of Life"

A world-renowned synthetic chemist at Rice University, Dr. James Tour, has caused quite a stir in both the field of chemistry and culture at large by challenging the “just-so” stories that materialist scientists tell regarding the origin of life. His fascinating research into nanomachines, and their potential use in treating cancer and other diseases, has helped him to see the Read More ›