Tag Archives: Rick Hammer

NATURE AND SPIRITUALITY

The public is invited to take a stroll through the Lake Kirby Nature Park, followed by a time of spiritual reflection, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24. The program is a collaboration between Matthew Broyles, minister to emerging adults at First Baptist Church, and Rick Hammer, associate professor of biology at Hardin-Simmons University, and a member of the West

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CALLED TO BE STEWARDS OF CREATION

  (Editor’s Note: Rick Hammer is a professor of biology at Hardin-Simmons University and an environmental action coordinator for the Abilene area of the Texas Interfaith Power & Light organization. He believes that we are called to be stewards of creation. April marked the 400th consecutive month with above average temperatures on Earth–not a cause for celebration.) By RICK HAMMER Earth

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Eclipse provides awe and inspiration

(Editor’s Note: The Aug. 21 eclipse provide more than just an opportunity to view an extraordinary event in the sky. For many, it provided moments of inspiration and awe. Following are some examples) By Rick Hammer Biology professor Hardin-Simmons University The TV images from locations that experienced totality were amazing but somewhat eerie.  Abilene’s 71% “totality” was nothing in comparison,

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HSU PROFESSOR PUBLISHES ONLINE ARTICLE ON THE UNIVERSE

  Rick Hammer, a biology professor at Hardin-Simmons University, has an article in The Behemoth, a Christianity Today website, with the intriguing title, “If C.S. Lewis Met E.T.: Scientists and theologians on the possibility of extraterrestrial life.” Hammer is a strong advocate of environmental stewardship and recently led a group of HSU students on a discovery trip to Texas A&M University’s

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