Gary Chiang

Developing an Integrative Approach
to Science and Christianity

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Leptoglossus - the cone-seed sucker

A picture of the cone seed bug taken on a spruce tree on the campus of Redeemer University College.
This bug poses a major thread to seed orchards, and I plan to expand my research on insects to include this species.
It will be interesting to compare the physiology of the blood sucking insect, Rhodnius prolixus, on which a lot is known, to this "sap" sucking insect on which very little is known. They are both fluid feeders, but suck very different types of fluids.

Sunday, August 20, 2006

So what is the Seed of Adam?

In Genesis 3:15, God said that he will put enmity between the serpent and the woman (notice, it's the woman... no mention of Adam), and between the serpent's seed and the woman's seed.
In his book, The Seed of the Woman, Arthur Custance uses both science and fundamental Christian theology to argue that the seed of the woman is the ovum (see
If the Bible is correct theologically and historically, then what is the seed of Adam? Why was it not mentioned in Genesis 3? Did it ever exist, and if so, what became of it?

Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Preaching at Keswick Christian Church

On August 13, 2006, I preached at Keswick Christian Church, and sang with my sister, Coleen.
My sister is at the piano, and my younger brother, Greg, is the guitar player next to her.
My topic: What can biology can tell us about Scripture?