Tyson’s Cosmos: “We Are Made of Star-stuff”

Sunday night the self-proclaimed "bravest networks" Fox and Nat Geo premiered Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey hosted by Neil Degrasse Tyson.  The show is a reboot of astro-physicist Carl Sagan's television series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage.  Throughout Sunday night's program, Sagan played scientific forebear, mentor, and muse to Tyson's impassioned narration.  In the final minutes of Sunday's episode he … Continue reading Tyson’s Cosmos: “We Are Made of Star-stuff”

Genesis Unbound: A Perspective on Creation

(The author, Zach Kennedy, is an associate pastor at Central Baptist Church in Springhill, LA.  He is a new contributor to After Math.) Writing is hard work. It takes time, effort, concentration, and inspiration. After using these precious resources to take care of my family, work, and other projects, I would rather spend my free … Continue reading Genesis Unbound: A Perspective on Creation

A Poetic Response to the Science vs. Faith Debate

Often, artistic expression has a way of driving to the point better than logical and deductive reasoning can.  After we have become tired with all the arguments, discussions, and reasoning, a poem has the ability to blow open the truth of the matter.  Some of us are still hanging out in the foamy eddies, bobbing … Continue reading A Poetic Response to the Science vs. Faith Debate

All We’ve Left Unsaid: Bill Nye and Ken Ham

Last night I tuned in with over a half million other viewers to watch the "Scopes Trial" of our generation--okay, that's a huge overstatement.  However, it was a nostalgic experience for me.  On the one side, I was watching "The Science Guy", a man I loved to watch on T.V. as a kid.  On the … Continue reading All We’ve Left Unsaid: Bill Nye and Ken Ham