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WMN204 – Religion and Science: Pathways to Truth

WMN204 – Religion and Science: Pathways to Truth

Course Dates: August 13 – October 8, 2018

Must we reject belief in God to accept the findings of science?
Dr. Francis S. Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, hosts this ground-breaking series in which several leading scientists, theologians, and philosophers explore the contrasts and similarities between religion and science. This group of experts considers if and how religion and science might coexist and even complement one another in the 21st century.

Lessons include:

  1. Introduction — Francis S. Collins, Director, The Human Genome Project
  2. Friends or Foes? The Story of a Complex Relationship — David Wilkinson, St. John’s College, Durham
  3. Truth in Science and Theology — Philip Clayton, Claremont School of Theology
  4. God and Nature — Keith Ward, Oxford University
  5. Creation and Evolution — Darrel Falk, Point Loma Nazarene University
  6. What Does It Mean to Be Human? — Warren Brown, Fuller Theological Seminary
  7. The God of Hope and the End of the World — John Polkinghorne, Cambridge University
  8. Genetic Science and the Frontiers of Ethics — Ted Peters, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminar

2.0 CEUs are available.

Price: $50

 

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Michael Beardslee

Michael was born and raised near the muddy banks of the Arkansas River in Kansas. Currently working on a PhD (Intercultural Studies) from Fuller Seminary, he has completed prior work in theology at Friends University (B.A.), Pittsburgh Theological Seminary (M.A.), and Trinity International University (Th.M). His current research concerns Christian identity as it regards Christianity’s new, global pluralism. Michael splits his time between study, many hobbies, and spending time with his wife, Sarah, and two girls. Additionally, he serves as an Affiliate Professor with Southwestern College Professional Studies, and leads many of the Wesley Lay Academy classes on BeADisciple.