Tracing the Fingerprint of God: Faith and Science (Psalm 8)

Clayton J. Schmit

Article Type: Texts in Context

Publication Date: 4/1/2012

Issue: Humor (Vol. 32, No 2, Spring, 2012)

Must faith and science be at odds? The writer of Ps 8, like a good scientist, was a careful observer who faithfully reported what he saw. He saw what many scientists have seen as well: the fingerprints of God. Careful observation and faithful reporting provide a place for preachers to begin to understand both the Scriptures and the world.

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