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Myth and Scripture: Genesis 1-11
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Myth and Scripture: Genesis 1-11

Neal Walls

This seminar explores Ancient Near Eastern creation myths; Genesis 1–11 as an ancient Israelite text and the history of interpretation…
Myth and Scripture: Genesis 1-11
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Philosophy of Human Nature

Kevin Jung

This course probes the question of what the human person essentially is, engaging with a number of scientific, philosophical, and…
Religious Communities, Science, Scientists, and Perceptions: A Comprehensive Survey
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Religious Communities, Science, Scientists, and Perceptions: A Comprehensive Survey

Elaine Howard Ecklund

This initial analysis uses original survey and interview data to discuss the religious practices and identities of general population scientists…
Same World, Different Worldviews: How Can Evangelical Christians and Scientists Minimize Conflict and Improve Relations? 1
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Same World, Different Worldviews: How Can Evangelical Christians and Scientists Minimize Conflict and Improve Relations?

Helping the scientific and evangelical Christian communities better relate to one another will not only strengthen our nation but may…
Exoplanets and Life Beyond Earth
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Exoplanets and Life Beyond Earth

Stephen Freeland and Steven Dick discuss the possibility of life beyond earth and implications of recent relevant scientific findings in…
Can Science Answer Our Ethical Dilemmas? Exploring the Is-Ought Dichotomy
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Can Science Answer Our Ethical Dilemmas? Exploring the Is-Ought Dichotomy

Paul Chiariello

Know thyself! A straightforward imperative which leads directly to one of the most important questions we can ask.
What Are Exoplanets and How Do We Find Them? 3
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Why Judaism Embraces Science

Geoffrey A. Mitelman

I recently had a conversation with a neuroscientist, who also happened to be a self described atheist. He knew I…
What is Scientism? 2
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What is Scientism?

Thomas Burnett

Scientism is a rather strange word, but for reasons that we shall see, a useful one. Though this term has…
To Be Human: Genetics, Origins, and Identity
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So, Can Science Explain Everything?

Ian Hutchinson

What can we know? What should we know? Physicists Ian Hutchinson and Lisa Randall discuss the nature and limits of…
AAAS DoSER Event Explores the Power—and Possible Limits—of the Scientific Method
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AAAS DoSER Event Explores the Power—and Possible Limits—of the Scientific Method

Earl Lane

On December 6, 2011, Drs. Ian Hutchinson and Lisa Randall discussed if science can explain everything.