Introduction to Christianity and Science: 14 Lessons on the Critical Issues (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"...
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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)
Paul Copan (Ph.D., Marquette University) is Pledger Family Chair of Philosophy and Ethics Palm Beach Atlantic University, Florida. He has authored and edited a number of books including True for You, But Not for Me: Deflating the Slogans that Leave Christians Speechless (Bethany House), That's Just Your Interpretation: Responding to Skeptics Who Challenge Your Faith (Baker), co-authored with William Lane Craig, Creation ex Nihilo: A Biblical, Philosophical, and Scientific Exploration (Baker Book House) and Jesus' Resurrection Fact Or Figment? (Intervarsity Press), and most recently When God Goes to Starbucks: A Guide to Everyday Apologetics.
Koorong -Editorial Review.
Tremper Longman III (Ph.D., Yale University) is Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He is also Visiting Professor of Old Testament at Mars Hill Graduate School, Westminster Theological Seminary and adjunct at Fuller Theological Seminary.
He is the author of commentaries on The Book of Job and Proverbs (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms); Exodus (The Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary) and Jeremiah, Lamentations (New International Biblical Commentary), Daniel (New Internatuional Version Application Commentary), Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs (New International Commentary on the Old Testament/ Cornerstone Commentary).
Longman is the author of How to Read Genesis; How to Read the Psalms; How to Read Proverbs; How to Read Exodus and Literary Approaches to Biblical Interpretation, and co-editor of A Complete Literary Guide to the Bible and co-author with Dan Allender of Bold Love, Cry of the Soul, Intimate Allies; The Intimate Mystery and The Intimate Marriage Bible Studies.
Koorong -Editorial Review.
- :introduction1 – Foundational Terms 2 – Historical Development Of Science In The West 3 – Genesis And Modern Science, Part 1 4 – Genesis And Modern Science, Part 2 5 – Biological Evolution, Darwinism, And Intelligent Design6 – Selected Biblical And Theological Issues Related To Modern Science 7 – Anthropology, Theological And Scientific 8 – Key Scientific Disciplines And Concepts In Christian Perspective 9 – Ethical And Bioethical Issues 10 – Philosophy Of Science And Christian Faith11 – Models For Relating Christianity And Science 12 – Key Thinkers In The Science And Faith Discussion 13 – Looking Ahead: Cutting-edge Issues In Contemporary Science