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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.

Varieties of Creation in the Bible – Emeritus Professor David Clines (Lecture)
Varieties of Creation in the Bible – Emeritus Professor David Clines (Lecture)
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Varieties of Creation in the Bible – Emeritus Professor David Clines (Lecture)

Emeritus Professor David Clines presenting at ‘New Directions in Cosmology’ in 2013. During his talk he discusses the different interpretations of creation – including the initial act of creation and the created world that comes into being.

Job, Wisdom and Making Peace with Nature – Professor Tom McLeish (Lecture)
Job, Wisdom and Making Peace with Nature – Professor Tom McLeish (Lecture)
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Job, Wisdom and Making Peace with Nature – Professor Tom McLeish (Lecture)

Professor Tom McLeish presenting at ‘New Directions in Cosmology’ in 2013. During his talk Tom draws on the writings of Job as a way of making clear links between science and Christianity.

Current Understandings of Human Evolution – Dr Graeme Finlay (Lecture)
Current Understandings of Human Evolution – Dr Graeme Finlay (Lecture)
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Current Understandings of Human Evolution – Dr Graeme Finlay (Lecture)

In his lecture Dr Graeme Finlay (a Cancer Biologist) focuses on a new branch of study which has been comparing genomes of different species. He notes that it is an extraordinarily new development which has brought home to us the facts of our common descent with other species.

The Privilege and Pain of Freedom: Creation and the Theology of Doing Science – Professor Tom McLeish (Lecture)
The Privilege and Pain of Freedom: Creation and the Theology of Doing Science – Professor Tom McLeish (Lecture)
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The Privilege and Pain of Freedom: Creation and the Theology of Doing Science – Professor Tom McLeish (Lecture)

Professor Tom McLeish reflects on the themes of chaos and freedom as a theologically interested and committed scientist. On completion of his publication Faith and Wisdom in Science he is often asked ‘does your Christian faith change the way you do physics?’. McLeish reflects on the answer to this important question.

Suffering – Professor Karen Kilby (Lecture)
Suffering – Professor Karen Kilby (Lecture)
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Suffering – Professor Karen Kilby (Lecture)

Professor Karen Kilby reflects on the place and status of suffering in Christian thought. Kilby is Bede Professor of Catholic Theology at Durham University.

Bible, History, Now – Professor Tom McLeish (Lecture)
Bible, History, Now – Professor Tom McLeish (Lecture)
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Bible, History, Now – Professor Tom McLeish (Lecture)

Professor Tom McLeish contextualises cosmology in light of Job – as both an Anglican lay reader and professional physicist.

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