On Making an Ass of Yourself in Light of Making a Good Point

The New York Times ran an article, recently, covering the drought and its potential impact on food production. In the article, the author quotes a rather innocuous statement from Ag. Secretary Tom Vilsack about how he prays for rain everyday. Sec. Vilsack also notes that he would do a rain dance if he knew one.

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On Faith, Science, and Doubt – Part 3

 

Via Religion Dispatches, I came across a series of posts on HuffPo from Victor Udoewa. These posts explore the intersection of faith, science, and doubt. In reading them, I found myself lost in Udoewa’s convoluted and seemingly contradictory arguments. What will follow, in three parts, is my response to his posts. My responses will recap his blog posts and provide commentary. As such, I suggest you read his posts before reading mine.  It may even be worth having both open in separate tabs so that you can return to his posts if you need clarity. Part 3 will address his third post: The Different Roles of Science and Faith. The keen eye will note that Udoewa’s posts are nearly a year old. Yup, I’m a bit late to the party. Sorry.

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On Faith, Science, and Doubt – Part 2

Via Religion Dispatches, I came across a series of posts on HuffPo from Victor Udoewa. These posts explore the intersection of faith, science, and doubt. In reading them, I found myself lost in Udoewa’s convoluted and seemingly contradictory arguments. What will follow, in three parts, is my response to his posts. My responses will recap his blog posts and provide commentary. As such, I suggest you read his posts before reading mine.  It may even be worth having both open in separate tabs so that you can return to his posts if you need clarity. Part 2 will address his second post: Doubt: A Scientific and Religious Perspective. The keen eye will note that Udoewa’s posts are nearly a year old. Yup, I’m a bit late to the party. Sorry.

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On Faith, Science, and Doubt – Part 1

Via Religion Dispatches, I came across a series of posts on HuffPo from Victor Udoewa. These posts explore the intersection of faith, science, and doubt. In reading them, I found myself lost in Udoewa’s convoluted and seemingly contradictory arguments. What will follow, in three parts, is my response to his posts. My responses will recap his blog posts and provide commentary. As such, I suggest you read his posts before reading mine.  It may even be worth having both open in separate tabs so that you can return to his posts if you need clarity. Part 1 will address his first post: The Roles of Doubt in Science and Faith. The keen eye will note that Udoewa’s posts are nearly a year old. Yup, I’m a bit late to the party. Sorry.

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PART 3

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