Category: Science

Scientists and Belief in God 0

Scientists and Belief in God

John P. Pratt There are as many scientists who believe in God today as there were a century ago, and more scientists are now studying the marvels of nature to copy them in order...

Synchronicity as a Sign 1

Synchronicity as a Sign

John P. Pratt Have you ever had an unusual event occur precisely at a meaningful time and wondered if it was an answer to prayer? Does the Lord sometimes answer prayers by providing a...

Science and Religion Turf Wars 0

Science and Religion Turf Wars

John P. Pratt If science is restricted to studying the physical world, should religion be content to discuss only spiritual and moral issues? “‘ Ever since the introduction of atheism into science a few...

Did God Write the Laws of Physics? 0

Did God Write the Laws of Physics?

John P. Pratt Last month I asked three “scientific” questions and left the challenge to find the answers in the L.D.S. scriptures. Here are the best answers of which I am aware. Laws of...

Science and the Light of Christ 0

Science and the Light of Christ

John P. Pratt The sea of energy known in quantum physics sounds a lot like the Light of Christ, the very light we should follow. When you watched the Star Wars movies, did you...

What is Creation? 0

What is Creation?

John P. Pratt Just what is the process of creation? The Lord has not revealed many specifics of how the earth, plant and animal life, and man were created, but what he has revealed...

What Fiery Flying Serpent Symbolized Christ? 0

What Fiery Flying Serpent Symbolized Christ?

John P. Pratt When Moses led the children of Israel into the rugged land of Edom after their journey through the desolate Sinai desert, they had an experience with deadly venomous snakes that has...

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Hard-wired for God?

John P. Pratt Brain scans taken during certain religious experiences indicate a detachment from the physical world. What are the implications? A new flurry of books, magazine articles and television documentaries announces the discovery...

Science vs. Religion? The Joseph Smith Forum Science FAQs 0

Science vs. Religion? The Joseph Smith Forum Science FAQs

James F. Stoddard III Joseph Smith Forum Science FAQs Why science FAQs?  The Joseph Smith Forum Science FAQs contain 40 Frequently Asked Questions which are often asked and widely debated regarding the theories of...

What Every Mormon Should Know About Astronomy 0

What Every Mormon Should Know About Astronomy

John P. Pratt Enoch, Abraham, and Moses all had revelations on astronomy, and Joseph Smith called the first newspaper of the Church The Evening and the Morning Star. Why this preoccupation with the heavens?...

Is God Speaking in Natural Disasters? 0

Is God Speaking in Natural Disasters?

John P. Pratt Anciently, people saw the hand of God everywhere in nature and even performed experiments to verify that he was causing natural disasters. Today many fail to recognize the hand of God...

Prairie Dog Language? 0

Prairie Dog Language?

Ronald P. Millett and John P. Pratt Prairie dogs use a sophisticated vocabulary in their warning barks, which again raises the question of whether mankind alone communicates by audible language. The ability to formulate and...

How Can We Know Truth? 0

How Can We Know Truth?

John P. Pratt Overwhelmed in this modern information explosion, how can we know the truth? How can we know what is true? Every day we are constantly bombarded with advertising making promising claims. Are...

Devouring Fire: Volcanoes and Scripture 0

Devouring Fire: Volcanoes and Scripture

John P. Pratt The cover story of Discover magazine for November 1999 reviews evidence that there are several very dangerous volcanoes in the United States which are being largely ignored. The cover proclaims the...

Sir Isaac Newton Interprets Daniel’s Prophecies 0

Sir Isaac Newton Interprets Daniel’s Prophecies

John P. Pratt Sir Isaac Newton, the author of classical physics and a devout Christian, interpreted the Book of Daniel, providing insights which are still profound today. Sir Isaac Newton, upon whose work nearly...

Enoch’s Constellations Testify of Christ 1

Enoch’s Constellations Testify of Christ

John P. Pratt All 48 constellation figures from Enoch depict the gospel of Jesus Christ. The star figures in the sky form a very precise map of the heavens and display many allegories which...