Volume 2 – The High Cost of Arrogance
Intro to Book:
There is a growing rift between the practices of science and faith. In recent years, it has grown from legal battles surrounding the theory of evolution as the sole curriculum being taught to our children. Based upon a loosely constructed interpretation of the separation of church and state, our court systems have legitimized very poor scientific practice. This arrogance on the part of our courts and educational systems has had a very negative side effect as we seek to answer real questions for society.
The price paid for this arrogance is the growing lack of communication between people of science and those of faith. As a society, we have largely come to regard these two fields as mutually exclusive. Yet, this has not always been the case, nor should it continue. Both science and faith have a great deal to offer one another. They approach basic questions from different viewpoints, but both yield valid answers. What is even more impressive is what occurs when they approach basic questions working in cooperation.
In the second portion of this work, this paradigm of cooperation is utilized. The Bible is deliberately used as a research database to generate hypotheses for four real life scientific questions, thus far unanswered. The results generated thereby introduce startling new thought processes into the search for answers. This work demonstrates that not only faith in the validity of the scriptures, but the actual scriptures themselves, can be powerful tools in the pursuit of scientific knowledge. And each generated answer, if it contains any truth, carries staggering implications for the future of humanity.
I offer this book, knowing I will be ridiculed by the scientific community. But here is truth. The four questions examined in this book are questions which scientists had years to answer, and failed miserably. I can hardly do any worse than that. And I have a source of absolute knowledge most long since discarded. I know the Maker of this World, and actually listen to and believe His Word.
I hope to irritate some scientists enough that they will actually conduct experiments to prove me wrong.
But just imagine. What if, in the process, they prove me right?