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September/October 2022 The September/October 2022 issue crackles with provocative thoughts about the relationship between science and religion. Some of them expressly reject an inherent conflict between the two, but some seem to assume the reality of the conflict. As a devoted MR reader, I offer three questions for reflection to the editors and to my […]

Dan Johnson
Robert Geho
Wednesday, March 1st 2023

*** In Quest of the Historical Adam: A Biblical and Scientific Explorationby William Lane CraigEerdmans | 2021 | 439 pages (hardcover) | $38.00 Editor’s note: In his most recent monograph, William Lane Craig takes up one of the most pressing issues in contemporary apologetics: the question of the origins of humanity and the historicity of […]

Chad McIntosh
Hojin Ahn
Thursday, September 1st 2022

When scholars write about the “conflict thesis,” what exactly are they talking about? For several decades now, scholars have tried to make sense of the belief that science and religion are at war. This is what scholars mean when they refer to the “conflict thesis,” the idea that science and religion are fundamentally and irrevocably […]

James C. Ungureanu
Thursday, September 1st 2022

This is a special issue of Modern Reformation. With it, we are wading into new waters that—to many today—may seem quite turbulent, even perilous: the relation of science to the Christian faith. As with all the issues of MR this year, we’re taking a historical approach rather than a theoretical one. In particular, we’re looking […]

Joshua Schendel
Thursday, September 1st 2022

In the Orwellian year of 1984, the German synth-pop group Alphaville released the single “Forever Young.” The song’s video expressed the deep frustration of younger generations and their longing for a life lived to the fullest, threatened at the time by two superpowers locked in a nuclear arms race. Technology became for this generation—sometimes branded […]

Stefan Lindholm
Monday, March 1st 2021

Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky Yale University Press, 2018 312 pages (hardcover), $26.00 On what do we base our concepts of morality? With the rise of the Enlightenment, there was a commitment to discovering a secular foundation for morality. While Christianity in […]

Larry D. Paarmann
James Davison Hunter
Tuesday, September 1st 2020

In his Essays, Civil, and Moral, Sir Francis Bacon wrote that the difficulty with lies is not just that truth requires hard work, or that it (truth) inconveniently imposes itself by obliging us to submit to it, but that we love lies themselves. With a glut of information at our fingertips and “credible sources” for […]

Stephen C. Meyer
Friday, June 30th 2017

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

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