Niels Henrik Gregersen | In this lecture, Professor Gregersen argues that theology and science need to address both deep-seated human experiences of resonance with our world as well as the discrepancies that we experience as shocks.
Niels Henrik Gregersen | Ecotheology has been criticized for promoting an indiscriminate ethic based on a selective use of the sciences. In order to reorient the discourse, Professor Gregersen presents a typology of three ecologies.
Christ in a World of Creativity and Suffering: Deep Incarnation and the Evolution of Biological Agency
Niels Henrik Gregersen | In this lecture, Niels presents his influential notion of “deep incarnation,” which draws on the broad-scale material meaning of the biblical concept of “flesh” as well as early patristic Christologies.
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.
David Clough | Building on the theology of animals developed in Volume I, the book challenges Christians to recognize serious faith-based reasons to rethink their practice in relation to other animals, especially in relation to our use of them for food.
Bethany Sollereder | This talk embarks on an adventure in the theology of creation, reflecting on what science has uncovered about the history of life and what it means for belief in a living and loving God.
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.
Alister McGrath | What does the interface of theology and science look like in the course of a human life? And how can such an academic pursuit coincide with the vocation of a Christian minister?
Alister McGrath | What do C.S. Lewis and Richard Dawkins have to say on the meaning of life? How do they understand the role of the natural sciences as we work out the meaning of life?
Alister McGrath | A leading authority in the field offers his own perception of science and religious faith, reflecting on his progression from atheism to Christianity.
On Saturday, April 9, Dr. Ross Hastings was installed into the Sangwoo Youtong Chee Chair of Theology at Regent College. Dr. Hastings received a standing ovation for his address, “Echoes of Coinherence: Theology and Science in Conversation.”