Yes, I posted these on the first edition of the Spectrum Blog, but in light of some of the recent discussions, this informed commentary seemed germane.
Loma Linda University Professor Richard Rice provides an extremely balanced - and occasionally humorous - approach to religion and science. Paradoxically, we trust even when we doubt.
Scientists are just as capable of wishful thinking as anyone.
Facts and feelings are not entirely separate.
Do we need to destroy reason to make room for faith?
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://spectrummagazine.org/node/555