January 17, 2018

About Mike the Geologist

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science.  A review of the book by Mike “Science Mike” McHargue.  Part 6- Epilogue.

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science • Part 6, Epilogue • • • I just want to share some random thoughts about the book and about Mike’s journey to wrap up this book review.  As a scientist, I identified with Mike’s struggle to reconcile ancient […]

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science.  A review of the book by Mike “Science Mike” McHargue.  Part 5.

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science • Part 5 • • • So when Mike returned home I imagine his conversation with his wife went something like this: Mike:  Hi, honey I’m home. Jenny: Hi, honey, how were your conferences? Mike:  Well, I’ve got good […]

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science. A review of the book by Mike “Science Mike” McHargue. Part 4.

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science • Part 4 In the world of nerdery, just like any sub-culture, there are the elites.  Elite nerds are computer savvy, science aficionados, and they work at places such as Apple, or Google, or even Marvel Comics.  But if […]

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science.  A review of the book by Mike “Science Mike” McHargue.  Part 3.

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science • Part 3 • • • For 2 years Mike maintained a façade that he was still a Christian.  Why did he do that?  Both Christian and atheist might be tempted to view Mike contemptuously for his cowardly duplicity.  […]

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science.  A review of the book by Mike “Science Mike” McHargue.  Part 2.

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science.  A review of the book by Mike “Science Mike” McHargue.  Part 2 • • • Fat. Nerdy. Bullied.  I think it is hard to overestimate how much these early life experiences influence us, even all our lives.  That need […]

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science.  A review of the book by Mike “Science Mike” McHargue.  Part 1.

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science — A review of the book by Mike “Science Mike” McHargue.  Part 1. • • • Back on April 17 of this year, Pete Enns hosted Mike McHargue on his podcast: B4NP Podcast Episode 5: “That Topic that Isn’t Going […]

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 8, Chapters 15-19.

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 8, Chapters 15-19 We continue the series on the book, Minds, Brains, Souls and Gods: A Conversation on Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience .  Today Part 9, Chapters 15-19, the rest of the book: Does Neuropsychology Have Anything to Offer Pyschotherapy and Counseling? […]

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 7, Chapter 14: Does God Guide and Direct Us?

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 7, Chapter 14: Does God Guide and Direct Us? We continue the series on the book, Minds, Brains, Souls and Gods: A Conversation on Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience. Today Part 8, Chapter 14: Does God Guide and Direct Us? Jeeves student […]

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 6

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 7 We continue the series on the book, Minds, Brains, Souls and Gods: A Conversation on Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience . Today, Part 7: Chapter 9: What Makes Us Human? The Development of Evolutionary Psychology Chapter 10: Are Humans Different? What About […]

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 5, Chapter 6: But Is It All in the Brain? – The Emergence of Social Neuroscience and Chapter 7: But What About the Soul?

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 5, Chapter 6: But Is It All in the Brain? – The Emergence of Social Neuroscience and Chapter 7: But What About the Soul? • • • We continue the series on the book, Minds, Brains, Souls and Gods: A Conversation […]