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Science, Faith, and the Sense of Wonder at Nature

Professor Allister McGrath shows how the Christian faith allows us to make sense of and engage positively with the natural world. He explores the experiences of awe, wonder and beauty and our attempts to understand and explain the natural world. Ultimately he helps us see that beauty is not found in nature but comes through it. Nature is a signpost the points to the greater glory of God.

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Alister McGrath

Alister McGrath, Teacher, serves as Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at the University of Oxford and the Director of the Ian Ramsey Center for Science and Religion. He is also the Senior Research Fellow at Harris Manchester College in Oxford, the President of the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics and associate priest in Cotswolds for a group of village parishes (Church of England.) McGrath’s best known books include The Twilight of Atheism, The Dawkins Delusion?, Dawkins’ God: Genes, Memes, and the Meaning of Life, and A Scientific Theology. He received his MA and DPhil from Oxford University.


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