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’.
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The new biopic “A Theory of Everything” does indeed engage in a fair amount of Hawking-hagiography, but it is also, curiously, a God-haunted movie. Find more videos of Fr. Robert Barron at http://WordOnFire.org.
Fr. Paul Check, Executive Director of Courage International, delivers his talk entitled, “Clarity and Charity: The Catholic Church and Homosexuality”. Fr. Check’s talk was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.
What does the Catholic Church say about homosexuality? The answer is not as monolithic as some think. Let us find out how the Church came to this position and whether it can withstand scientific scrutiny.
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Be sure to view the Kalam Cosmological Argument animation video: http://youtu.be/6CulBuMCLg0
Source: Reasonable Faith