Science and Religion: Where the Conflict Really Lies

Speaker(s): Alvin Plantinga
Date: October 2 2013
Length: 79min
Product ID: RGDL4302P

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Taking Christian belief as C.S. Lewis's "Mere Christianity", Alvin Plantinga argues that there is no real conflict between science and Christian belief. He goes on to argue that there is a real conflict between science and naturalism - the thought that there is no such person as God or anything like God. If we take naturalism to be a religion or a quasi-religion, then there is indeed a science-religion conflict; it's not between Christianity and science, however, but between naturalism and science. This lecture was given at the University of British Columbia Gradute and Faculty Christian Forum.

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Alvin Plantinga is John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of Essays in Ontology; Warrant: The Current Debate; God, Freedom, and Evil; God and Other Minds; Warranted Christian Belief (2000) and the coauthor of Faith and Rationality: Reason and Belief in God; Knowledge of God (2008); Science and Religion (2010).

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