History of Science

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Big Questions

- Atheism [79]
- Miracles [5]
- Suffering and Evil [26]
- Violence [27]
- World Views [17]

World Religions

- Buddhism [6]
- Christianity [313]
- Hinduism [4]
- Islam [18]
- Judaism [9]

Science & Faith

Ethics

- Business [7]
- Medical [12]
- Sexual [16]

Society & Politics

- Belief [115]
- Contemporary Society [273]
- Economics [21]
- Education [8]
- Environment [11]
- Justice [91]
- Politics [55]

History

The Arts

- Film & TV [61]
- Literature [33]
- Other [21]
- Visual Arts [9]

Lives of Faith

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Image: God: an illusion, or just invisible?

God: an illusion, or just invisible?

Richard Shumack asks if it is even possible to prove God according to scientific criteria?

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Science versus faith

Is Christianity the enemy of science and has this opposition existed previously?

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The Re-Trial of Galileo

Larissa Aldridge shares her thoughts on a recreation of the trail of Galileo held at UNSW.

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Darwin and the British Natural Theology Tradition

Larissa Aldridge examines how the Origin of the Species related to the Natural Theology tradition

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Miracles & Materialism

Peter Harrison on David Hume's arguments about whether miracles should be believed.

Image: Unlikely connections: the Bible and science

Unlikely connections: the Bible and science

Peter Harrison examines the impact of Biblical literalism on science.

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The Christian origins of modern science

Peter Harrison explains how modern scientific methods come from a Christian worldview.

Image: Marvels and misconceptions in the early childhood of modern science

Marvels and misconceptions in the early childhood of modern science

Steven Micklethwaite reviews Richard Holmes' The Age of Wonder

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Atheism, philosophy, science and belief

Keith Ward considers some of the claims the 'New Atheists' make about a range of subjects.

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Faith in an age of science

Michael Ruse talks about his latest book considering science and spirituality.

Image: Science and Christianity: ‘missing links’

Science and Christianity: ‘missing links’

Michael Ruse examines how the modern scientific method comes from Christianity.

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Darwinism - the ‘bastard child of Christianity’

Michael Ruse on how he sees Darwinism resembling Christianity

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The trouble with Richard Dawkins

Michael Ruse explains why he finds fellow atheist Richard Dawkin's The God Delusion simplistic.

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Is there a scientific ‘worldview’?

Michael Ruse addresses the question of whether there is such a thing as a scientific 'worldview'.

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The history of Creationism

What can the history of Creationism tell us about the relationship between science and faith?