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Can Science Explain Everything?

Science and technology have delivered so much to the world: clean water; more food; better healthcare; longer life. But can science explain everything? Is there still need for religion?

A Presentation by Professor John Lennox

Oxford Mathematics Professor and Christian believer Prof. John Lennox offers a fresh way of thinking about science and Christianity that dispels the common misconceptions about both. He reveals that not only are they not opposed, but they can and must mix to give us a fuller understanding of the universe and the meaning of our existence.

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Additional Recommended Resources

Science and Faith: Friendly Allies, Not Hostile Enemies, by John Lennox, Ph.D.
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Christian Faith and Natural Sciences, a series with Dr. Alister McGrath.
Based on his studies in science and philosophy, Alister McGrath moved from an aggressive atheism to a belief in the God of the Bible. Here he helps us understand the history and philosophy of science and why we can make sense of the world.

Are Christians Deceived by Hope?, with Dr. Michael Ramsden.
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Science and Miracles Go Together. Reflections, April 2013.
In rejecting the idea of miracles or supernatural intervention from the realm of possibility, C.S. Lewis argues that some scientists have mistaken a partial system of reality, Nature, for the whole of all that exists.

Christianity, A False Hope?, with Amy Orr-Ewing.
In this part of "Relevant Hope" series, Amy Orr-Ewing explores the root and meaning of Christian hope.

John Lennox

Dr. John C. Lennox, (PhD, DPhil, DSc) is Professor of Mathematics Emeritus at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow in Mathematics and the Philosophy of Science, and Pastoral Advisor at Green Templeton College, Oxford. He is a prolific author writing such acclaimed books as Cosmic Chemistry: Do God and Science Mix and his recent, 2084: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity. He has lectured extensively in North America and in Eastern and Western Europe on mathematics, the philosophy of science, and the intellectual defense of Christianity, and he has publicly debated New Atheists Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens.


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