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REL 202 Overview

This course will introduce students to some of the central themes and issues that mark the discourse between contemporary scientific and religious/theological worldviews (with an emphasis on Christianity). The course will assist students in reflecting critically and appreciatively on the relationship between theology and science by investigating the way they establish and relate their respective claims, by examining select historical engagements between science and faith, by probing a number of questions that the contemporary study of biology, physics and astronomy present for theology and by surveying the thoughts of select scientists and theologians on the interaction of science and religion/faith. Prerequisite: REL 103, REL 104, REL 105 or REL 106 or department consent.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • REL

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Modern Science, Living Faith - 2021 Fall REL 202

This course will introduce students to some of the central themes and issues that mark the discourse between contemporary scientific and religious/theological worldviews (with an emphasis on Christianity). The course will assist students in reflecting critically and appreciatively on the relationship between theology and science by investigating the way they establish and relate their respective claims, by examining select historical engagements between science and faith, by probing a number of questions that the contemporary study of biology, physics and astronomy present for theology and by surveying the thoughts of select scientists and theologians on the interaction of science and religion/faith.

Course Code: REL 202

8/23/2021 - 12/12/2021

M, W 1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

Face to Face

Main Campus