Does the "God gene" disprove God?


Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

Community answers are sorted based on votes. The higher the vote, the further up an answer is.

Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Dean Hamer's 2004 book, The God Gene: How Faith Is Hardwired into Our Genes, in no way disproves God. Hamer's theory - that the VMAT2 gene in humans is responsible for producing a belief in God - h...

July 01 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

Mini ainsley chalmers Medical Research Scientist, devoted family man.
What rubbish is this so called God gene. Materialists are really scraping the bottom of the gene barrel! One might as well add that some are murderers, pedophiles, thieves, drug addicts etc because they have the respective genes. 

God in Christ has given us the ability to resist sin with the help of the Holy Spirit (Gal 5:17). One of the beautiful things things God has done has given us a hole in our spirits or, put differently, made us in His image (Gen 1:26) that can only be filled with His loving presence. Only then do we have true lasting peace and happiness. Unfortunately many try and fill this hole with material stuff which doesn't give any peace or happiness, only misery.

July 25 2016 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

Add your Answer

All answers are REVIEWED and MODERATED.
Please ensure your answer MEETS all our guidelines.

What makes a good answer? ▼

A good answer provides new insight and perspective. Here are guidelines to help facilitate a meaningful learning experience for everyone.

  1. Adhere to the eBible Statement of Faith.
  2. Your answer should be complete and stand-alone.
  3. Include supporting arguments, and scripture references if possible. Seek to answer the "why".
  4. Adhere to a proper tone and spirit of love and understanding.
  5. For more info see The Complete Guide to eBible
  1. 4000 characters remaining