Short Answers to Big Questions

A selection of quick fire ‘short answers to big questions’ with ECLAS project director 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.

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