A discussion of how language and the creation of reality can shape our worldview. Recently, I went to a meeting of AAF in Berrien Springs. John Walton, Professor of Old Testament, Wheaton College (formerly of Moody Bible Institute) had been invited to discuss his book, The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the […]
Book Review: Humanity in a Creative Universe, by Stuart A. Kauffman (Oxford University Press, 2016). Reviewed by A. Josef Greig, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, Andrews University.
Hit on the head by Newton’s Law. The other day I was cleaning and reorganizing a small storage area. Small enough that I kept banging my head into objects that were even harder than my head.
Ice core research steps back in time and makes guesses at the future. Using ice penetrating radar and satellite mapping technology, oceanographers and other earth scientists have determined that the great ice fields of Greenland and Antarctica currently contain enough ice to raise sea level approximately 200 feet above where it is today, if all […]
Adventist Alumni are all types of Seventh Day Adventist. I’m writing about this web site… and using A-A thoughts as an abbreviation for both Adventist-Alumni.com and Adventist alumnus. Reading about who we are before continuing here might give more insight into these comments because they build upon what’s said there. What is this web site about? […]
The ice core graph story is relevant to Adventist-Alumni because of its geochronological implications.
The Glossary of North American SDAs is a humorous look at the labels Adventist give themselves. These little definitions are good examples of humor as reflected in religious life.
Is God a Mathematician? by Mario Livio © 2009, Simon & Schuster There are many ways one can describe the doing of mathematics. Here is one. Start with a mixture of ideas that you already know, then create a related but new idea, add it to the mix, stir and discover the consequences.