Deborah Haarsma | When should and shouldn’t Christians listen to science? How can Christians bring a faithful witness to the public square? How do we address tensions and misinformation in our churches?
Deborah Haarsma | Genetics shows that we are a remarkably unified species. The scriptures go further, teaching that every person is made in the image of God and we are to love every neighbour.
Deborah Haarsma | An astronomer gives a visual tour of the cosmos while pondering recent discoveries from the perspective of Christian faith.
We strongly recommend these series of 10 public online lectures about how to flourishing in a technological age. This is part of an ongoing international and interdisciplinary research project which brings together contributions from areas as diverse as patristics, philosophy, psychiatry, and education.
Sy Garte | This talk focuses Dr. Garte's early upbringing in atheism, his induction into a scientific worldview, and the beginnings of his questioning of materialism based on quantum physics and molecular biology.
Peter Harrison | In this lecture Peter suggests that the concepts 'religion' and 'science' are essentially modern inventions that often fail to capture the essence of the activities as they are conducted in practice.
David Robinson | This lecture revisits the nineteenth-century context of William Paley's famous argument that the precise functionality of nature leads us to infer a divine designer, as well as Charles Darwin's critical response in On the Origin of Species.
Jens Zimmermann | This lecture argues that modern culture embraces a reductive model of human identity and perception based on an already defunct scientific epistemology.
Bruce Hindmarsh | The popular idea that Christianity and Science have always been fundamentally in conflict dissolves upon closer historical examination. This is true even for popular Protestant spirituality.
Sarah Coakley | This lecture draws on recent developments in mathematical biology to outline a richer, multi-levelled depiction of evolution, and presents the philosophical, ethical, and theological implications.