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Introduction to Christianity and Science Video Lectures
The Introduction to Christianity and Science Video Lectures offers a thorough introduction to the intersection between science and Christian belief. How does Christian theology relate to scientific inquiry? What are the competing philosophies of science, and do they "work" with a Christian faith based on the Bible?
Designed to accompany the Dictionary of Christianity and Science, this lecture set synthesizes the insights of over 140 international contributors. Each lesson in the Introduction to Christianity and Science Video Lectures, presented by scholars Paul Copan, Tremper Longman III, Christopher L. Reese, and Michael G. Strauss, includes reliable summaries and critical analyses of relevant concepts, theories, terms, movements, individuals, and debates. The toughest questions about faith and science, from Adam and Eve to the age of the earth, miracles, and evolution, are explored, along with concepts such as string theory and multiverse.
Session Titles and Runtimes:
0 - Introduction (8 min)
1 - Foundational Terms (23 min)
2 - Historical Development of Science in the West (14 min)
3 - Genesis and Modern Science, Part 1 (16 min)
4 - Genesis and Modern Science, Part 2 (29 min)
5 - Biological Evolution, Darwinism, and Intelligent Design (16 min)
6 - Selected Biblical and Theological Issues Related to Modern Science (25 min)
7 - Anthropology, Theological and Scientific (15 min)
8 - Key Scientific Disciplines and Concepts in the Christian Perspective (29 min)
9 - Ethical and Bioethical Issues (18 min)
10 - Philosophy of Science and Christian Faith (23 min)
11 - Models for Relating Christianity and Science (14 min)
12 - Key Thinkers in the Science and Faith Discussion (15 min)
13 - Looking Ahead: Cutting-Edge Issues in Contemporary Science (29 min)
The relationship between Christianity and science, and between competing philosophies of science, has become one of the most important areas of study today.
This course provides you with a solid introduction to the intersection between science and Christian belief.