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Entries Tagged as 'Thinking Matters'

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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Auckland Conference: Ancient Truth for Modern Times with Dr C John Collins

June 18th, 2013 No Comments

Thinking Matters have a couple of conferences coming up in July with Dr C John Collins: What is the Bible? What authority if any does the Bible have in the 21st Century? How should the Bible shape the life of the Church and individual believers? Our approach to Scripture is fundamental to our ability to […]

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Advance: Exploring Tough Questions About Christianity

April 23rd, 2013 15 Comments

This blog’s Matthew Flannagan is scheduled to speak alongside Dr Glenn Peoples, Dr Chris Tucker, Sean du Toit and Jacqui Lloyd at this Friday’s one day Auckland conference Advance: Exploring Tough Questions About Christianity. From the promotional material: Are faith and reason enemies? Should we take Christianity seriously in the world of ideas? Can we even know […]

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Why Defend Christianity? Hear Matthew Flannagan speak on Thursday

March 28th, 2013 2 Comments

Matt is speaking for Thinking Matters on the topic Why Defend Christianity? This coming Thursday, from the Facebook Event: “The Christian faith seems increasingly at odds with those in the world around us. From the media, to skeptical teachers and unbelieving peers, the gospel seems irrelevant and out of date. How do we talk to […]

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Thinking Matters Youth Conference

February 16th, 2012 2 Comments

This Saturday is the first, of hopefully many, Thinking Matters Youth Conference, the schedule is  below.  I am leading a breakout session on Moral Relativism WHEN: Saturday, February 18 WHERE: Greenlane Christian Centre, 17 Marewa Rd, Greenlane, Auckland COST: $10 Schedule: 10am Registration 10.30am Jeff Tallon – Is Science a Threat to Faith? 11.30am Sean […]

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Freedom of Religion in a Secular Society @ Auckland University this Monday

September 8th, 2011 No Comments

As part of AUSA’s Human Rights week at the University of Auckland, and in association with Thinking Matters, Matt and I will be giving a free public lecture with Q&A on the topic “Freedom of Religion in a Secular Society” on Monday 12 September from 7-8.30pm in Clock Tower Lecture Room 032. The Facebook page for […]

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A Godless Public Square: Do ‘Private’ Christian Beliefs Have a Place in Public Life? Part III Madeleine Flannagan – Law

August 26th, 2011 140 Comments

A few weeks ago, as part of Jesus Week at the University of Auckland, Thinking Matters and Evangelical Union hosted an event entitled A Godless Public Square: Do ‘Private’ Christian Beliefs Have a Place in Public Life? This event was a conversation between Theology, Philosophy and Law and featured Matthew Flannagan – Analytic Theologian, Glenn Peoples – Philosopher and Madeleine Flannagan – Legal Scholar. The video is still […]

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