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Entries Tagged as 'Science and Religion'

Hear Matt’s Three Talks on “Questions People ask”

October 29th, 2015 No Comments

Recently Matt spoke at  Orewa Community Church, as part of their series on “Questions People ask”. His three talks: “How can there be just one religion?”, “How does God allow suffering?”, and “Hasn’t Science disproved Christianity?” are all available to listen online to here.

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God or Natural Law: A False Dichotomy

May 30th, 2015 No Comments

A few weeks ago someone showed me a newspaper article entitled “New theory could prove how life began and disprove God”, which was published in the UK newspaper The Independent. Now I have, of course, heard media pronouncements of the nature published in this article frequently, reporters often seem to have a knack for making provocative pronouncements about […]

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Auckland Conference: Science and Faith with Dr C John Collins

June 20th, 2013 No Comments

Thinking Matters have a couple of conferences coming up in July with Dr C John Collins:Much of Western culture assumes that science and faith are foes, that faith and scientific naiveté go hand in hand, and that science has disproved the Bible and made faith irrelevant if not completely indefensible and undesirable. Come and hear […]

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Contra Mundum: When Scientists Make Bad Ethicists

October 10th, 2011 399 Comments

One thing I find particularly frustrating is reading commentary on theology and philosophy written by scientists. To be fair, some scientists I have read are informed and do offer astute and insightful comments; commonly, however, one finds a person who is undoubtedly brilliant in their own field, writing with confident gusto, articles that fail to […]

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Religion, Science, 9/11 and the Moon: Dawkins’ Response to Copan

March 9th, 2011 107 Comments

Parchment and Pen, has an audio of a brief exchange between Paul Copan and Richard Dawkins who was speaking in Ft. Lauderdale at Nova Southeastern University on “The Fact of Evolution.” (The following week, Paul Copan spoke on “The Fact of God” at Nova Southeastern and gave a direct response to Dawkins.) This MP3 of Paul Copan and […]

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The Sceptic and the Scientist: Ed Feser on Richard Dawkins and PZ Myers

February 20th, 2011 39 Comments

He is not one to pull punches and true to form, in To a Louse, Ed Feser holds a mirror up to the kind of reasoning that is all too common amongst Dawkins and Myers fans with this fictional dialogue between a scientist and a science sceptic; Skeptic: Science is BS. Physicists believe in these things […]

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John Lennox on the “Religion v Science” Myth

February 15th, 2011 273 Comments

John Lennox will arrive in Auckland in less than two weeks for his New Zealand tour. If you are not familiar with Lennox watch this video “The “Religion v Science” Myth.” In it Lennox examines the historically ignorant myth that religion is and always has been at odds with science. Details of Lennox’s upcoming New […]

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