Stories by Dean Nelson

Dean Nelson is the director of the journalism program at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. His new book is Quantum Leap: How John Polkinghorne Found God in Science and Religion, written with Karl Giberson.

No Need for Christians to Fear Science

November 1st, 2011 at 2:00 pm 299 Comments

There was a college media convention in Orlando at the end of October, discount and I was one of the people giving a presentation on how college media and college administrators have some built-in tension with each other. A woman in the audience raised her hand and introduced herself as the adviser to a campus newspaper at a small Christian university in the Southeast U.S.

“Our president told us we couldn’t cover a particular story, ailment ” she said. “He literally told us we would not cover it.”