The Book of the Cosmos (CTC II Winter 2006)

Speaker(s): Dennis Danielson
Date: Winter 2006
Length: 1:13:00
Product ID: RGDL3605B

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This is a single lecture from the Christian Thought & Culture I course which is intended to provide a historical, theological and cultural complement to Old Testament and New Testament Foundations. The aim is to provide students with the opportunity, within an historical framework, to reflect upon Christian faith and character and upon Christianity and culture. By the end of the course the student should grasp something of the comprehensiveness of our life in Christ as displayed in the Christian tradition.

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Dennis Danielson is Professor and Associate Head of English at UBC. Upon completing a BA at the University of Victoria (1972) he studied Intellectual History at Sussex (MA, 1973) and English Literature at Oxford and Stanford (PhD, 1979). After beginning his career at the University of Ottawa he took up a tenured position at UBC in 1986. Danielson has served in the Faculty of Arts as chair of the Curriculum Committee, chair of the UBC Essay Competition, member of the Dean's Tenure and Promotion Committee, and pioneer member of Foundations, an interdisciplinary integrated First Year program. He has also acted as a freelance critic on traffic and the environment at UBC. He is actively engaged in research linking the humanities and the sciences, and his work on the history of cosmology has recently received attention in both scientific and popular media. For the year 2002 he is a Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies.

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