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All articles by Stuart Burgess

Stuart Burgess, professor of engineering design at the University of Bristol (UK), excels in mechanical engineering, both in manmade devices and God’s design in nature. He has published many articles and books on his research.

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September 2020
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

The rise of anti-Christian ideologies and how Christians should respond

The first UK Gay Liberation Front Manifesto was published in 1971. The document urged activists to target law, education, and the media as part of a cultural revolution to demolish the family. It was critical of Christianity because its ‘teachings support the family and marriage’. Having such revolutionary aims demonstrates that the gay movement…

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December 2019
Articles > Evangelistic

Star of wonder

The Gospel of Matthew records how wise men came from the east to the land of Israel to search after the King of the Jews. The wise men were led to Jerusalem and then Bethlehem by a bright star in the sky. We don’t know exactly how far east the men had come from,…

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March 2017
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

The single Christian and romance

Stuart Burgess responds to Trevor Baker’s Evangelical Times (January 2017) Personal View of his book, God’s way for romance: getting back to biblical courtship, published by Day One (112 pages, £6.00; ISBN: 978-1-84625-497-0). I am not surprised that Trevor Baker disagrees with my book God’s way for romance, because he takes a very different…

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The blue planet

Article

December 2010
Scientific (including creation)

The blue planet

The blue planet When astronauts went into space for the first time, one of the first things they noticed was that the earth had a beautiful blue glow when viewed from space. This is why the earth is called the 'blue planet'.      Despite discovering many hundreds of planets in the Milky Way Galaxy, astronomers…

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Star of  wonder

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December 2009
Scientific (including creation)

Star of wonder

Star of wonder  The Gospel of Matthew records how wise men came from the east to the land of Israel to search after the King of the Jews. The wise men were led to Jerusalem and then Bethlehem by a bright star in the sky. We don't know exactly how far east the men had…

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Our designer world

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December 2008
Scientific (including creation)

Our designer world

Our designer world  Is the world an accident of evolution? Is mankind? If so, it's odd that the earth is so perfectly adapted for human life. The Bible teaches that the earth is no accident. It is full of the goodness of God, who is generous to all (Psalms 33:5; 145:9). One example of that…

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Why are things beautiful?

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December 2007
Scientific (including creation)

Why are things beautiful?

Why are things beautiful?Stuart Burgess, Professor of Design and Nature at Bristol University, considers the origin of beauty and design in nature. It is amazing how a tiny dry seed, planted in mud and given the right conditions, can turn into a flower with beautiful colours, smells and textures. Of course, beauty is subjective, which…

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