Kresta in the Afternoon – February 4, 2019 – Hour 1

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  • Description: Why do we exist? Why does anything exist? We've pondered these questions for thousands of years and today's popular narrative is that it all happened by natural chance. But Melissa Travis isn't satisfied with that answer. There's strong evidence that astronomy, biochemistry and other disciplines are part of a "Maker Thesis" that can answer our deepest questions about ourselves. She joins us.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Melissa Travis
      Melissa Travis is the author of Science and the Mind of the Maker: What the Conversation about Faith and Science Reveals about God. She's a professor of apologetics at Houston Baptist University, a contributing writer for Christian Research Journal, and a homeschooling mom. She is dedicated to exploring the science, theology, and philosophy behind the origins debate.
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    • Science and the Mind of the Maker: What the Conversation Between Faith and Science Reveals About God

      Are We an Accident...or Not? The question of cosmic origins and our place in the grand scheme of things has been debated for millennia. Why do we exist? Why does anything exist at all? Today's popular narrative, based on advancements in science, is that it all happened by natural, random processes. Melissa Cain Travis points to powerful evidence that the opposite is true—that cosmology, astronomy, biochemistry, and other disciplines strongly support what she calls "The Maker Thesis," which explains the origin, rationality, and intricacy of nature and the human mind's capacity to comprehend it. Our universe is made up of numerous complex systems of order that both interact and coexist with each other as if in a carefully choreographed dance. Follow along on a fascinating journey about how the structure of nature and the mind of man resonate in ways that point to a Maker who fully intended the astounding discoveries being made in the natural sciences today. (learn more)

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