Short Answers to Big Questions

A selection of quick fire ‘short answers to big questions’ with ECLAS project directors David Wilkinson and Tom McLeish – these are intended for use with our ‘Lesson Plans’ and, also, as discussion starters across the range of modules in various theological disciplines across the Common Awards.

Is science out of control?
Is science out of control?
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Is science out of control?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

How do the new sciences of chaos and quantum mechanics inform us about theology?
How do the new sciences of chaos and quantum mechanics inform us about theology?
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How do the new sciences of chaos and quantum mechanics inform us about theology?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

Does the Book of Job really speak to science today?
Does the Book of Job really speak to science today?
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Does the Book of Job really speak to science today?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

If all creation is ‘good’ what about the suffering we see around us in nature?
If all creation is ‘good’ what about the suffering we see around us in nature?
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If all creation is ‘good’ what about the suffering we see around us in nature?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

Why is evolution so wasteful?
Why is evolution so wasteful?
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Why is evolution so wasteful?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

How does believing in evolution affect our sense of being unique and created with a purpose?
How does believing in evolution affect our sense of being unique and created with a purpose?
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How does believing in evolution affect our sense of being unique and created with a purpose?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

Is it possible to take the Bible seriously and believe in evolution?
Is it possible to take the Bible seriously and believe in evolution?
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Is it possible to take the Bible seriously and believe in evolution?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

How do we affirm the vocation of scientists within the church?
How do we affirm the vocation of scientists within the church?
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How do we affirm the vocation of scientists within the church?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

Why should science engage with the church?
Why should science engage with the church?
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Why should science engage with the church?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

What difference does it make to doing science, if the scientist is a Christian?
What difference does it make to doing science, if the scientist is a Christian?
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What difference does it make to doing science, if the scientist is a Christian?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

Is it difficult being a scientist and a Christian?
Is it difficult being a scientist and a Christian?
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Is it difficult being a scientist and a Christian?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

Does the perceived break between theology and science suffer from the larger one between the humanities and science?
Does the perceived break between theology and science suffer from the larger one between the humanities and science?
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Does the perceived break between theology and science suffer from the larger one between the humanities and science?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

What can today’s cutting edge science learn from theology?
What can today’s cutting edge science learn from theology?
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What can today’s cutting edge science learn from theology?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

Can science and theology have a relationship?
Can science and theology have a relationship?
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Can science and theology have a relationship?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

What does it mean to be made in the image of God?
What does it mean to be made in the image of God?
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What does it mean to be made in the image of God?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

What is your hope for the end of the universe?
What is your hope for the end of the universe?
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What is your hope for the end of the universe?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

Did God use the Big Bang to create?
Did God use the Big Bang to create?
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Did God use the Big Bang to create?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

How does a belief in evolution relate to the theme of the fallenness of humankind?
How does a belief in evolution relate to the theme of the fallenness of humankind?
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How does a belief in evolution relate to the theme of the fallenness of humankind?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

What is a miracle?
What is a miracle?
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What is a miracle?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

Can someone believe both in God as creator and in evolution?
Can someone believe both in God as creator and in evolution?
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Can someone believe both in God as creator and in evolution?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

What about intelligent design?
What about intelligent design?
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What about intelligent design?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

What is wrong with creationism?
What is wrong with creationism?
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What is wrong with creationism?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

Doesn’t the Bible teach some form of creationism? After all, God is the Creator…
Doesn’t the Bible teach some form of creationism? After all, God is the Creator…
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Doesn’t the Bible teach some form of creationism? After all, God is the Creator…

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

How do we equip Christians to live with the questions science raises for faith?
How do we equip Christians to live with the questions science raises for faith?
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How do we equip Christians to live with the questions science raises for faith?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

How do we equip church leaders to engage with science?
How do we equip church leaders to engage with science?
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How do we equip church leaders to engage with science?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

Why should the church engage with science?
Why should the church engage with science?
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Why should the church engage with science?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

Is the only way to see the science-theology relationship as a sort of conflict?
Is the only way to see the science-theology relationship as a sort of conflict?
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Is the only way to see the science-theology relationship as a sort of conflict?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

What can theology learn from science?
What can theology learn from science?
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What can theology learn from science?

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

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