Archived Lectures and Presentations

Science, Faith and Culture Lectures on iTunes U

2014–15

Relating the ‘Nature of God’ to the ‘God of Nature,’” Douglas Swartzendruber, Ph.D.

The Christian Vision of Reality’s Better Explanation,” Ken Samples

2013–14

Can Archaeology ‘Prove’ the Bible? The Use and Abuse of Scientific Tools,” Robert Duke, Ph.D.

Gracious Dialogue in the Church about Creation and Evolution,” Deborah Haarsma, Ph.D., and Hugh Ross, Ph.D.

Origin: A Genetic Perspective on Man and Disease,” Richard Gunasekera, Ph.D.

How to Train Your Dragon: The Promise of Cognitive Science of Religion,” Justin L. Barrett, Ph.D.

Creation Out of Creation in Love,” Thomas Jay Oord, Ph.D.

10 Reasons the Theology and Science Dialogue Matters,” Thomas Jay Oord, Ph.D.

The Babel in our Bible Bubble: Reflections on How American Evangelicals Talk About Science,” William Yarchin, Ph.D.

2012–13

Can Social Media Participation Humanize our Real-World Future?,” Nigel Cameron

A Year of Biblical Womanhood,” Rachel Held Evans

Taking Rites Seriously: Science, Religion, and Public Life,” Francis Beckwith, Ph.D.

If the Creator Knows the Future, Can We Have Free Will? A Biblical Explanation,” Gerald Schroeder

The Search for Life on Extra-Solar Planets,” Jeff Zweerink

Origins: Genesis Through Ancient Eyes,” John Walton

The Heart of a Great Scientist: Robert Boyle’s Religious Life, Attitudes, and Vocation,” Edward (Ted) Davis

Orthodoxy, Orthopraxis, and Orthokardia,” Steve Wilkens, Ph.D.

Healthy Forest, Healthy People: Using Remote Sensing for Community-Managed Forestry Around the World,” Doug Satre, Plant With Purpose

2011–12

Exploring the Wonders of Creation through Philosophy and Science,” Steve Wilkens and Leslie Wickman

Monopolizing Knowledge: Scientism and Its Dismissal of Culture and Faith,” Ian Hutchinson

Science in a Culture Skeptical of Truth,” Vishal Mangalwadi

Lessons From the Philosophy of Science on the Perceptions and Practice of Science,” Rich Knopp

Prospects for Theistic Science,” Roy Clouser

“The Fall of Theology,” Roy Clouser

Methodological Naturalism: Darwin’s Use of the Scientific Method,” Karl Giberson

Factors Influencing Personal Differences in Approaches,” Peter Enns

2010–11

Defending Christianity for Science: Answering the New Atheism,” Dinesh D'Souza, The King's College

Actions Speak Louder than Words: Defending Christianity through Service,” Doug Satre, Plant With Purpose

The Benefit of Doubt: Coming to Terms with Faith in a Postmodern Era,” Peter Enns, The BioLogos Forum

Historical Texts, Historical Savior: Answering Bart Ehrman's Critique of the Historical Jesus,” part 1, William Lane Craig, Talbot School of Theology

Historical Texts, Historical Savior: Answering Bart Ehrman's Critique of the Historical Jesus,” part 2, William Lane Craig, Talbot School of Theology

2009–10

The Ethics of God,” Christopher Neiswonger, World Vision International

Dignity and the Narrow Way: Christ’s Exclusive Claims in the Sermon on the Mount,” Kathy McReynolds, Christian Institute on Disability

Christian Ethics and Sexual Anthropology,” Miguel Endara, philosopher/author

The Character of Christian Ethics,” Roy Clouser, College of New Jersey

Disability and Theology,” Amos Yong, Regent University School of Divinity

Science and Grace,” Tim Morris, Covenant College

Violent Love: Constructing Contemporary Ethics with Jesus, Jack Bauer, and Dexter”, Matthew Rindge, Gonzaga University

2008–09

A World of Difference,” Kenneth Samples; Reasons to Believe

The Cell: Unveiled Masterpiece,” Fazale (Fuz) Rana, Reasons to Believe

Why the Universe is the Way It Is,” Hugh Ross, Reasons to Believe

Can I Be a Christian and Believe in Evolution?,” Karl Giberson, Eastern Nazarene College

How to Be A Christian in a Brave New World,” Joni Eareckson Tada and Nigel deS. Cameron

Intelligent Design in Nature: Delusion or Divine Revelation?,” Denis Lamoureux, St. Joseph’s College, University of Alberta

Science Education and Within a Christian Worldview,” J.P. Moreland, Talbot School of Theology at Biola University

Beyond the Evolution-Creation Debate,” Denis Lamoureux, St. Joseph’s College, University of Alberta

What Does it Mean to be Human?,” Joni Eareckson Tada, Nigel Cameron, and Kathy McReynolds, APU 2009 Common Day of Learning

Are Christianity and Science Enemies?,” Dave Rogstad, Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Reasons to Believe

A Christian World View and its Impact on the Development of Modern Science,” J.P. Moreland, Talbot School of Theology at Biola University

Astronomy and Evolution,” Jeff Zweerink, Reasons to Believe

Downloadable Lectures

Biblical Studies

Amazing Scientific Insights of the Bible” (PDF), Don Johnson, Ph.D.; Department of Engineering and Computer Science, Azusa Pacific University

The Problem of Evil” (PDF), Sam Joeckel, professor, Palm Beach Atlantic University

Cosmology

God’s Amazing Creation” (PPT), Jeff Zweerink, astronomer, UCLA
Related Story: “Getting to Know the God of the Universe
by Jody Godoy ’05

Beyond the Cosmos: What Recent Discoveries Reveal about God” (PDF), Hugh Ross, Ph.D.; founder and president, Reasons to Believe

Design in the Cosmos” (PDF), Hugh Ross, Ph.D.; founder and president, Reasons to Believe

Ethical Questions

Ethics and Biotechnology” (PDF), Fazale Rana, Ph.D.; vice president of science apologetics, Reasons to Believe

“The American Founders, Abraham Lincoln, and Bioethics” (PDF), Daniel C. Palm, Ph.D., associate professor of political science, Department of History and Political Science, Azusa Pacific University

Historical Perspectives

The Onset of the Tension Between Science and Christianity – Galileo and the Church” (PDF), Donald Isaak, Ph.D.; chair, Department of Math and Physics, Azusa Pacific University

The Historical Alliance of Christianity and Science” (PDF), Kenneth Samples, vice president for theological and philosophical apologetics, Reasons to Believe

Origins Research

The Fossil Record and the Origin of Life” (MP3: 7.5 MB), Fazale Rana, Ph.D.; vice president of science apologetics, Reasons to Believe

Cosmic Beginnings and the Problem of Time” (PDF), Hugh Ross, Ph.D.; founder and president, Reasons to Believe

Science Supports Creation Model” (PDF), Fazale Rana, Ph.D.; vice president of science apologetics, Reasons to Believe

Perspectives on Technology

“Technology as Magic” (PDF), Richard Stivers, Ph.D., professor of sociology, Illinois State University

What about UFOs and ETIs?” (PDF), Hugh Ross, Ph.D.; founder and president, Reasons to Believe

Science and Culture

“The Necessity of Faith for a Successful Scientist and the Necessity of Discovery for a Successful Believer” (PDF), Aaron Milavec, research fellow, University of Victoria

Integrating Science and Faith in a Cohesive Worldview” (PDF), Thomas Cuneio, Westside Christian Fellowship, Santa Monica, California

Practical Applications for Teaching Science from a Biblical Perspective” (PPT), Mark Ritter, Swordandspirit.com