Something that seems new and unusual is suddenly going on. Evangelical Christians in some significant quarters are putting aside their weapons and defenses regarding science, quite publicly. And not just about climate but about evolution and the scientific enterprise itself.
As I mentioned last week, a prominent evangelical pastor whom I’ve become friends with, Ken Wilson, has posted an “Apology to Darwin,” and taken evangelicals to task over the “culture wars.” See his site, especially:
He is getting dozens and dozens of comments such as:
New comment on your post #373 “apologies to the memory of Charles Darwin ”
I am sorry for being mean and not always giving science the chance to speak and tell the story the way science tells the story… As an evangelical I want to learn more about our mother earth and care for it scientifically and spiritually. It matters. It is part of the story. I am listening…
To see this discussed as a larger movement, see:
To learn of a new dialogue-oriented project Blue Ocean Institute and Rev. Wilson have initiated, see: