Prof. Michael Augros – Author and Vice-President of Institute for the Study of Nature Professor Michael Augros demonstrates how we can rediscover God’s existence in our increasingly atheistic world. Hosted by Fr. Mitch Pacwa.
One of the best kept secrets of modern history is the important role the Catholic Church had in the development of modern science. Unlike what many think, the scientific project, even the scientific method itself, was and is an invention of some Catholic pioneers. Pierre Duhem was one of the first scientists to regard the medieval scholastic tradition as the cradle of modern science.
The Global Catholic Climate Movement presents a course about the Laudato Si’ encyclical that produced by Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Religions for Peace, in partnership with the Pontifical Council of Justice and Peace and the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. The encyclical offers an vision on integral ecology, both human end natural, that has important implications for many fields of human activity, medical practice included.
Very interesting (and entertaining) talk about randomness and other metaphors in the theory of evolution, held by Ard Louis, professor of theoretical physics at the University of Oxford, on the occasion of the BioLogos Conference on Evolution & Christian Faith, June 30 – July 2, 2015 in the Eberhard Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA.
Pope Francis’ highly-anticipated environmental encyclical has arrived and Fr. James Martin, S.J., presents the ten things you need to know about it.
America Media, June 18th 2015
Dr Peter Kreeft, Professor of Philosophy, Boston College
Intelligent Design, Science or Science Fiction
This video is in response to the claims of the “New Atheism.” One that has been presented by the likes of Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins and the late Christopher Hitchens. One who holds faith is NOT irrational. Science and reason are not incompatible with faith in fact they complement each other very well because they come from the same source, God.
Galileo is routinely portrayed as a victim of religious persecution and a martyr to the cause of science. Here is the real story about Galileo. It’s not the story about an enlightened scientist being persecuted by a narrow-minded Catholic Church because that story is basically a myth.
This talk became Chapter 3 of Lewis’ book ‘Mere Christianity’ and was called ‘The Reality of the [universal] Moral Law’.