Posts by Caroline Berry

BIOLOGY: Creation and evolution

Two of the Faraday Papers on Science and Religion address the controversy about God’s creation of humanity and biological evolution of humanity, one by a biblical scholar who has been a research biochemist and the other a professor of genetics who believes in the Bible as the revealed word of God. The Rev. Dr. Ernest Lucas…

BIOLOGY: Image of God: genes or culture?

The Revd John Stott has suggested that Original Sin is transmitted ‘horizontally’ (to contemporaries) as well as ‘vertically’ (to descendants).  Current scientific forms of this view are considered for the Image of God that is created in humanity as well as the sin that we each inherit from its first committers. Dr Graeme Finlay is…

MEDICINE: Artificial reproduction

Artificial reproduction: applying Christian principles to ethical quandaries Infertility (no pregnancy after 1-2 years unprotected intercourse) affects about 1 in 8 couples and gives rise to considerable distress. In around one third of couples the problem originates in the man, in another third in the woman and in the final third no cause is identified.…