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God Through The Lenses of Science and the Bible

Since the beginning of modern science in the 17th century, both scientists and theologians have debated on the role of science in our knowledge of God. In recent years, the New Atheism of scientists, such as Richard Dawkins, had gone so far as to use science to debunk all religions, including Christianity. Is science and religion contradictory, however? Or do they offer different but complementary perspectives of the Creator? Most importantly, can there be constructive dialogue between the two, so that both science and religion may benefit from one another’s insights? Join Dr Wilkinson as he explores with us these intriguing questions!

David Wilkinson is Principal of St John’s College and also Professor in the Deptarment of Theology and Religion, Durham University. He has two PhDs from Durham, one in theoretical astrophysics, where he worked on star formation & the evolution of galaxies. The other in systematic theology, where he explored the future of the physical universe. He is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and an ordained Methodist minister. His recent books include Reading Genesis After Darwin and Christian Eschatology and the Physical Universe.

This is the first lecture of the intensive course. Communicating the Gospel in a Scientific Age.

Class dates: April 10, 13 (7:15 pm – 10:15 pm) April 11 (9:30 am – 4:30 pm)

Fee: S$225 (Credit), S$157.50 (Audit)

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