Stephen C. Meyer Philosopher of Science
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origin of the universe

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Faith & Reason: Stephen Meyer Discusses the Return of the God Hypothesis with Charles Moscowitz

Boston-based author and podcast host Charles Moscowitz hosts Dr. Stephen Meyer to discuss topics in his new book Return of the God Hypothesis. Meyer reviews discusses the greats of modern science and how their faith complemented their science. He also talks about the three discoveries revealed in his new book that show that the universe is not self-organizing or self-existent but rather requires an external input of information from a transcendent mind. Along the way, Meyer also explains that the origin of information is a huge problem in chemical evolutionary theory. For this reason, a number of chemists and biologists are beginning to acknowledge that the long-standing mutation/selection mechanism of neo-Darwinism lacks the creative power to produce innovations rather than Read More ›
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Milky Way galaxy and starry night sky

Separation of Church and Science: Dr. Stephen Meyer Discusses New Book on Steel on Steel News Radio

There is a popular view that science and religious faith are completely separate.  But is it accurate?  How did we get to this point of assuming that if you’re a scientist, you must be an atheist?  Host John Loeffler of Steel on Steel News Radio welcomes back to the program Dr. Stephen C. Meyer, Director of the Center for Science and Culture at the Discovery Institute.  He looks at the intelligent design of the universe along with theories from the other side – Darwin on the origin of the universe and Marx’s utopian vision to explain where we’re headed.  These latter theories are falling apart and are even being called into question by those who believe in them.  Dr. Meyer Read More ›
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DNA-Helix - 3D Visualisierung
DNA-Helix - 3D Visualisierung

Scientist: And Yet a Creator is Indispensable

The Dutch newspaper Reformatorisch Dagblad interviewed Dr. Stephen Meyer about his new book, Return of the God Hypothesis. The article was written in Dutch by their science editor, Bart van den Dikkenberg. Here we include a few sentences from the introduction as a preview. View the full article in Dutch at the link below. The title of Meyer’s book, The Return of the God Hypothesis, is a nod to a famous, but probably apocryphal, statement by the French mathematician Pierre-Simon de Laplace (1749-1827). When he presented his book Traité de Mécanique Céleste in 1802 to the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, Laplace was asked what the role of God at the origin of the solar system had been. The mathematician replied: Read More ›
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Three Major Scientific Discoveries In The Past Century That Point To God

Three major scientific discoveries during the last century contradict the expectations of scientific atheists (or materialists) and point instead in a distinctly theistic direction. Read More ›