Nature and Revelation Podcast https://www.natureandrevelation.org/feed/podcast/ en 120 Sun, 26 Sep 2021 12:02:47 +0000 hourly 1 Nature and Revelation clean episodic Nature and Revelation acorbit@gmail.com acorbit@gmail.com (Nature & Revelation) © Nature and Revelation 2018 Nature and Revelation https://www.natureandrevelation.org/assets/templates/nature-rev/images/Logo1400.jpg http://www.natureandrevelation.org acorbit@gmail.com TV-G Classroom Conversations: Rethinking Evolution https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/classroom-conversations-rethinking-evolution.html Notes
  • The two textbooks used in this class are:
    • Brand, L., Chadwick, A (2016). Faith, reason, and earth history: a paradigm of earth and biological origins by intelligent design (3rd ed.). Andrews University Press.
      • Free eBook in several formats available here.
    • Gibson, L. J., & Rasi, M. R. (Eds.). (2011). Understanding creation: Answers to questions on faith and science. Pacific Press Publishing Association
  • The Dr. Marcus Ross paper mentioned is:
    • Ross, M. R. (2016). Who Believes What? Clearing up Confusion over Intelligent Design and Young-Earth Creationism. Journal of Geoscience Education, 53(3), 319–323. https://doi.org/10.5408/1089-9995-53.3.319
  • Michael Behe’s latest book is:
    • Behe, M. J. (2019). Darwin Devolves: The New Science about DNA that Challenges Evolution. HarperCollins.
  • The young-earth creationist who is comfortable with all whales having a land-dwelling common ancestor is Dr. Kurt Wise.
    • “Vestigial legs and hips in modern whales confirm legged ancestors of the whales existed only a short time ago. It is possible that the purely marine cetaceans of the present were derived from semi-aquatic or even terrestrial ancestors on the ark.”
      • Wise, K. P. (2009). Mammal Kinds: How Many Were on the Ark? In Wood, T. C., & Garner, P. A. (Eds.). Genesis kinds: Creationism and the origin of species(Vol. 5). Wipf and Stock Publishers.
    • For more on Thomas Kuhn and paradigm shifts see this Wikipedia entry.

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Nature & Revelation clean Fri, 05 Jun 2020 20:08:46 +0000 https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/classroom-conversations-rethinking-evolution.html Nature and Revelation
Classroom Conversations: The Big Bang https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/classroom-conversations-episode-3.html Notes
  • The two textbooks used in this class are:
    • Brand, L., Chadwick, A (2016). Faith, reason, and earth history: a paradigm of earth and biological origins by intelligent design (3rd ed.). Andrews University Press.
      • Free eBook in several formats available here.
    • Gibson, L. J., & Rasi, M. R. (Eds.). (2011). Understanding creation: Answers to questions on faith and science. Pacific Press Publishing Association
  • This episode referenced of seventh chapter of Understanding Creation by Mart de Groot entitled “What are the meaning and implication of the Big Bang Theory?”
  • Another article referenced was the fifth chapter of the following book:
    • Strobel, L. (2004). The case for a Creator: A journalist investigates scientific evidence that points toward God. Zondervan.
  • A summary of Edwin Hubble and his discoveries can be found here.
  • A brief account of the discovery of the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation by Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson can be found here.
  • The Marcus Ross paper mentioned is (link to PDF):
    • Ross, M. R. (2016). Who Believes What? Clearing up Confusion over Intelligent Design and Young-Earth Creationism. Journal of Geoscience Education, 53(3), 319–323. https://doi.org/10.5408/1089-9995-53.3.319

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Nature & Revelation clean Sun, 09 Feb 2020 23:36:35 +0000 https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/classroom-conversations-episode-3.html Nature and Revelation
Classroom Conversations: Integrating Science and Faith https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/classroom-conversations-episode-2.html Notes
  • The two textbooks used in this class are:
    • Brand, L., Chadwick, A (2016). Faith, reason, and earth history: a paradigm of earth and biological origins by intelligent design (3rd ed.). Andrews University Press.
      • Free eBook in several formats available here.
    • Gibson, L. J., & Rasi, M. R. (Eds.). (2011). Understanding creation: Answers to questions on faith and science. Pacific Press Publishing Association
  • The quote from Richard Dawkins is from a lecture titled “The “know-nothings”, the “know-alls”, and the “no-contests” and can be found here.
  • A good book on this history of the Seventh-day Adventist church is:
  • Michael Behe coined the term “irreducible complexity” in this book:
  • William Dembski’s book on how to rule out chance as an explanation is:
  • The book Aaron referenced on the origin of life:
  • The book by C.S. Lewis referenced by student co-host Devin Vaudreuil:

Credits

  • Audio production: Aaron Corbit
  • Music: “Perspectives” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Photo from pixabay.com
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Nature & Revelation clean Wed, 05 Feb 2020 21:59:49 +0000 https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/classroom-conversations-episode-2.html Nature and Revelation
Classroom Conversations: Worldview and Human Limitations https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/classroom-conversations-episode-1.html Notes
  • The two textbooks used in this class are:
    • Brand, L., Chadwick, A (2016). Faith, reason, and earth history: a paradigm of earth and biological origins by intelligent design (3rd ed.). Andrews University Press.
      • Free eBook in several formats available here.
    • Gibson, L. J., & Rasi, M. R. (Eds.). (2011). Understanding creation: Answers to questions on faith and science. Nampa, ID: Pacific Press Publishing Association

Credits

  • Audio production: Aaron Corbit
  • Music: “Perspectives” by Kevin Macleod
  • Photo by Bud Helisson on Unsplash
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Nature & Revelation clean Tue, 28 Jan 2020 20:16:00 +0000 https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/classroom-conversations-episode-1.html Nature and Revelation
Digging Deeper: Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/episode-8.html Notes
  • The major paper discussed in this episode (link to PDF):
    • Ross, M. R. (2016). Who Believes What? Clearing up Confusion over Intelligent Design and Young-Earth Creationism. Journal of Geoscience Education, 53(3), 319–323. https://doi.org/10.5408/1089-9995-53.3.319
  • Example of a Materialist Evolutionist
  • Example of a Weak Theistic Evolutionist
  • Example of a Strong Theistic Evolutionist
  • Example of an Old Earth Creationist
  • Example of a secular academic who subscribes to Intelligent Design
  • Pastor Geoff referenced Jack J. Blanco who is the former dean of the School of Religion at Southern Adventist University and best known for being the author of The Clear Word paraphrase of the Bible.

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  • Audio production: Aaron Corbit
  • Music: “Perspectives” by Kevin Macleod
  • Photo from Pexels.com.
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Nature & Revelation clean Fri, 22 Nov 2019 14:55:00 +0000 https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/episode-8.html Nature and Revelation
Anti-science? How not to respond. https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/episode-7.html Notes
  • Clifford Goldstein’s article.
  • Wikipedia entry for “Antiscience.”
  • Website for The Bible Project podcasts
  • Website about Oxford Dictionary’s 2016 word of the year: post-truth.
  • The article in The Guardian that is referenced by Goldstein.
  • Stephen Colbert describing the term “Truthiness” in 2005
  • The two books of the philosophy of science referenced by Dr. Corbit
    • Okasha, S. (2016). Philosophy of science: a very short introduction (2nd Edition). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
    • Godfrey-Smith, P. (2003). Theory and reality: an introduction to the philosophy of science. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
  • The passages from the Bible mentioned in the episode
    • Proverbs 3:5-6
    • 1 Corinthians 13: 8-12

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  • Audio production: Aaron Corbit
  • Music: “Perspectives” by Kevin Macleod
  • Photo from the Adventist Review
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Nature & Revelation clean Thu, 04 Jul 2019 16:48:41 +0000 https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/episode-7.html Nature and Revelation
More honest talk about a dirty word: How does evolution work and what can it do? https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/episode-6.html Notes
  • The comparative anatomy textbook with some history of Jean-Baptiste Lamark (1744 – 1829)
    • Kardong, K. V. (2015). Vertebrates: Comparative Anatomy, Function, Evolution (7th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.
  • Paper on neo-Lamarckism
    • Danchin, É., Pocheville, A., & Huneman, P. (2019). Early in life effects and heredity: Reconciling neo-Darwinism with neo-Lamarckism under the banner of the inclusive evolutionary synthesis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 374(1770), 8–10. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2018.0113
  • Website for the 2016 conference at the Royal Society in London where it was debated whether the theory of evolution needed revising
    • Two papers on the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis published in association with this conference
  • Another paper about the extended evolutionary synthesis mentioned by David.
    • N, L. K., Tobias, U., W, F. M., Kim, S., B, M. G., Armin, M., … John, O.-S. (2015). The extended evolutionary synthesis: its structure, assumptions and predictions. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 282(1813), 20151019. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.1019
  • A link to the only diagram in Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species published in 1859
  • Paper that gives an estimate on the total number of species on Earth
    • Mora, C., Tittensor, D. P., Adl, S., Simpson, A. G. B., & Worm, B. (2011). How many species are there on earth and in the ocean? PLoS Biology, 9(8), 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.1001127
  • A paper on discussing multicellularity evolving many times
    • Knoll, A. H. (2011). The Multiple Origins of Complex Multicellularity. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 39(1), 217–239. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev.earth.031208.100209
  • The book on rapid evolution that David and Aaron couldn’t remember the title of
    • Losos, J. B. (2017). Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution. New York: Riverhead Books.
  • Wikipedia article on punctuated equilibrium.
  • The book by James Shapiro that describes “natural genetic engineering.”
    • Shapiro, J. A. (2011). Evolution: A View from the 21st Century. Upper Saddle River, NJ: FT Press Science.
  • Examples of radiation
    • Cichlid fish
    • Paper on rapid evolution in guppies
      • Gordon, S. P., Reznick, D., Arendt, J. D., Roughton, A., Ontiveros Hernandez, M. N., Bentzen, P., & López-Sepulcre, A. (2015). Selection analysis on the rapid evolution of a secondary sexual trait. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 282(1813), 20151244. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.1244
  • A video of Stephen Meyer discussing intelligent design and the “God-of-the-Gaps” fallacy

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  • Audio production: Aaron Corbit
  • Music: “Perspectives” by Kevin Macleod
  • Photo from Alpha Stock Images - http://alphastockimages.com/
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Nature & Revelation clean Wed, 26 Jun 2019 23:27:00 +0000 https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/episode-6.html Nature and Revelation
Honest talk about a dirty word: What is Evolution? https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/episode-5.html Notes
  • Textbook definitions of evolution are from:
    • Brooker, R., Widmaier, E., Graham, L., & Stiling, P. (2008). Biology (3rd). Boston: McGraw-Hill Higher Education.
    • Urry, L., Cain, M., Wasserman, S., Minorsky, P., Reece, J., & Campbell, N. (2017). Campbell biology(11th). New York, NY: Pearson Education.
  • Futuyma definitions of evolution from:
    • Futuyma, DJ. (1986). Evolutionary Biology (2nd). Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates
  • The conference on the extended evolutionary synthesis was titled “New trends in evolutionary biology: biological, philosophical and social science perspectives” and was held in November of 2016 at the Royal Society in London
    • The paper referenced by Dr. Corbit suggesting that macroevolution isn’t well defined was from a paper from this meeting.
    • To see Sir David Attenborough reading the end of the sixth edition of Charles Darwin’s book The Origin of Species go here.
    • The book by Stephen J. Gould that Dr. Corbit references is:
      • Gould, S.J., 2002. The structure of evolutionary theory. Harvard University Press.
    • How many modern biologists feel about evolutionary theory is summed up by the title of the following paper by Theodosius Dabzhansky:
    • Resources on proposed examples of speciation
      • https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/science-sushi/evolution-watching-speciation-occur-observations/
      • http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/speciation.html
      • A Review of hybrid speciation:
        Abbott, R.J., Albach, D., Ansell, S.A., Arntzen, J.W., Baird, S.J., Bierne, N., Boughman, J.W., Brelsford, A., Buerkle, C.A., Buggs, R.J., Butlin, R.K., Dieckmann, U., Eroukhmanoff, F., Grill, A., Cahan, S.H., Hermansen, J.S., Hewitt, G., Hudson, A.G., Jiggins, C.D., Jones, J., Keller, B., Marczewski, T., Mallet, J., Martínez-Rodríguez, P., Moest, M., Mullen, S.A., Nichols, R., Nolte, A.W., Parisod, C., Pfennig, K.S., Rice, A.M., Ritchie, M.G., Seifert, B., Smadja, C.M., Stelkens, R.B., Szymura, J.M., Väinölä, R., Wolf, J.B., & Zinner, D. (2013). Hybridization and speciation. Journal of evolutionary biology, 26 2, 229-46.
      • A paper on the apple and hawthorn maggot:
        Tait, C., Batra, S., Ramaswamy, S. S., Feder, J. L., & Olsson, S. B. (2016). Sensory specificity and speciation: a potential neuronal pathway for host fruit odour discrimination in Rhagoletis pomonella. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 283(1845), 20162101.
    • Resources on rapid changes in morphology
      • A book examining rapid evolutionary change is:
        Losos, J. B. (2017). Improbable destinies: Fate, chance, and the future of evolution. New York, NY: Riverhead Books.
    • A paper on the stickleback:
      Barrett, R. D., Rogers, S. M., & Schluter, D. (2008). Natural selection on a major armor gene in threespine stickleback. Science, 322(5899), 255-257.
  • Resources on adaptive radiation

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  • Audio production: Aaron Corbit
  • Music: “Perspectives” by Kevin Macleod
  • Image:  Alpha Stock Images - http://alphastockimages.com/
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Nature & Revelation clean Thu, 20 Dec 2018 16:13:00 +0000 https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/episode-5.html Nature and Revelation
Reconciling the Bible and Science https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/episode-4.html Notes and Resources
  • Dr. Nelson referenced the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, it can be found here
  • For more on epistemology see Wikipedia.
  • A secular view on how to deal with religion in the science classroom can be found here.
  • More on the “realists” and “antirealists” in scientific philosophy can be found in the book Philosophy of Science: A Very Short Introduction by Samir Okasha.
  • The interviews with prominent Christian theologians and scientists mentioned by Dr. Nelsen can be found here. Those interviewed are:
    • José G. Funes (Director of the Vatican Observatory)
    • Alister McGrath (Director, Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion at Oxford University)
    • Deborah Haarsma (President of the BioLogos Foundation)
    • Justin Barrett (Director, Thrive Centre – Fuller’s Graduate School of Psychology)
    • Bishop Dr. Rowan Williams (104th Archbishop of Canterbury).
  • The paper discussing different views of origins is:
    Ross, M. R. (2005). Who believes what? Clearing up confusion over intelligent design and Young-Earth Creationism.Journal of Geoscience Education, 53(3), 319-323.
  • Corbit and Dr. Nelsen briefly discuss some controversy between their major professor at Loma Linda University, Dr. William K. Hayes, and Dr. Bruce A. Young from A. T. Still University over the “venom metering hypothesis” which suggests that venomous animals have control over how much venom they inject and use it judiciously because it has a metabolic cost to produce. If you are really interested you can go here and here.
  • The concept of Non-overlapping Magisteria was popularized by the late Harvard paleontologist Stephen J. Gould see:
    Gould, Stephen Jay. "Nonoverlapping magisteria." Natural history 106, no. 2 (1997): 16-22.
  • Kenneth R. Miller is a cell biologist at Brown University. His 1999 book promoting theistic evolution is titled Finding Darwin’s God: A Scientist’s Search for Common Ground between God and Evolution.
  • Pathfinders is a worldwide boys and girls club sponsored by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
  • Biblical references to spiders:
    • Job 8:13-15
    • Proverbs 30:24-28
    • Isaiah 59:1-6
  • The diagram mentioned by Dr. Corbit is Figure 6.4 in the following book:
    Brand, L., Chadwick, A (2016). Faith, reason, and earth history: a paradigm of earth and biological origins by intelligent design (3rd ed.). Andrews University Press.
  • Other Biblical references in the podcast:
    • 1 Corinthians 13:9 – “For we know in part and we prophesy in part.” (NKJV)
    • Proverbs 1:7 – “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, But fools despise wisdom and instruction.” (NKJV)

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  • Audio production: Aaron Corbit
  • Music: “Perspectives” by Kevin Macleod
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Nature & Revelation clean Sun, 02 Dec 2018 20:37:00 +0000 https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/episode-4.html Ryan Harrell
Religiosity, Scientific Reasoning, and Evolutionary Evangelism https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/episode-3.html Notes ]]> Nature & Revelation clean Tue, 04 Sep 2018 12:14:00 +0000 https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/episode-3.html Nature and Revelation Is faith irrational? https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/video-1.html

 

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Nature & Revelation clean Fri, 24 Aug 2018 11:32:00 +0000 https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/video-1.html Nature and Revelation
Faith and Science: Are they in conflict? https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/episode-2.html Notes

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Nature & Revelation clean Sun, 15 Jul 2018 11:30:00 +0000 https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/episode-2.html Nature and Revelation
Faith and Science: Why We Care https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/episode-1.html We are excited (and a bit nervous) to share our first podcast with you! We hope you find it meaningful.

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Nature & Revelation clean Thu, 12 Jul 2018 11:25:00 +0000 https://www.natureandrevelation.org/podcast/episode-1.html Nature and Revelation