Noooooo!!!!! :) Hat tip Halden.
The 2009 Gifford Lectures, “A Fine-Tuned Universe: Science, Theology and the Quest for Meaning”, presented by Alister McGrath, are all up online in PDF format. Lecture 1: Yearning to make sense of things – 2009 Gifford Lecture 1.pdf Lecture 2: Why we still need natural theology – 2009 Gifford Lecture 2.pdf Lecture 3: The mystery of the… Continue reading 2009 gifford lectures
In a 2007 debate with John Lennox (viewable here), Richard Dawkins vocalises his frustration that religion (in his view) ‘stuntifies’ true scientific understanding: “The scientific enterprise is an active, seeking… an active seeking out of gaps in our knowledge… [a] seeking out of ignorance, so that we can work to plug that ignorance. But religion… Continue reading religion impeding science?
I’ve quite enjoyed reading through “Is Nature Enough: Meaning and Truth in the Age of Science“, by John Haught. One of the many points he articulates well is what he refers to as “layered explanation”.
For your enjoyment: “Earth, sweet Earth, sweet landscape, with leaves throng And louched low grass, heaven that dost appeal To, with no tongue to plead, no heart to feel;
Many books are on my desk at the moment. Books for my theological study, and books for my personal interest. I have too many books on my desk. I cannot read them all… Yet this did not prevent me from picking up 7 more books on our recent trip to the states…