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Episode 21 - Superheroes, Women in Church, and the Science of Intersex

For this week's Ask Science Mike, we address the following questions: Why do we want to be superheroes? What’s the science of intersex? What should we teach our kids? What’s the role of women in the church?

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Belong: an event by The Liturgists

Here are some resources on each answer if you'd like to dig deeper.

Q1: Why do we want to be superheroes?

The Science of Storytelling

Q2: What’s the science of intersex?

What It’s Like To Be Intersex

Q3: What should we teach our kids?

Talking to Kid About Doubt

Q4: What’s the role of women in the church?

God Our Mother

Ask Science Mike is produced by Gregg Nordin.

Preproduction work is handled by Haley Hyde.

The Ask Science Mike theme song was written, performed, and recorded by Jeb Bodiford. If you need original podcast music, he's your guy.

You've got questions, he's got answers.
Even though we may not understand he'll talk anyway.
You've got problems, he won't solve them,
But he'll talk and talk and talk until he's blue in the face.
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Episode 9 - Climate Change, the Evolution of Religion, and Why Atheists Have Better Kids

We address the following questions this week: Is religion a cultural phenomenon or did it evolve? Is Climate change real and caused by humans? If the early parts of the Bible are mythic, how can we trust Jesus and the New Testament?

You're in charge of this program. All you have to do is submit a question using #asksciencemike on Twitter, YouTube, or Soundcloud. You can also submit questions anonymously on asksciencemike.com.

The easiest way to get new episodes is to subscribe on iTunes here.

Ask Science Mike is made possible by listeners like you. Learn more on our Patreon page.

Here's some resources on each answer if you'd like to dig deeper.

Q1: Is religion a cultural phenomenon or did it evolve?

Spiral Dynamic, The Liturgists Podcast

The Faith Instinct, Nicholas Wade

Q2: Is Climate change real and caused by humans?

NASA on the evidence supporting climate change.

Q3: If the early parts of the Bible are mythic, how can we trust Jesus and the New Testament?

Inspiration and Incarnation, Pete Enns

Q4: Are atheists better parents?

LA Times on secular parenting.

Ask Science Mike is produced by Gregg Nordin.

The Ask Science Mike theme song was written, performed, and recorded by Jeb Bodiford. If you need original podcast music, he's your guy.

You've got questions, he's got answers.
Even though we may not understand he'll talk anyway.
You've got problems, he won't solve them,
But he'll talk and talk and talk until he's blue in the face.
Science, faith, and life - Ask Science Mike.

My website is a safe place for people whose beliefs about God are changing. Many are recovering from spiritual abuse or trauma. Please remain civil and kind in the comments section at all times.