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Audio/Video Bundle Galileo: Science, Faith, and the Catholic Church + God and Nature in Western Thought from the Dark Ages to the Enlightenment - 12 discs Total

  • Vatican Observatory
  • Associate Professor of History, Georgetown University
  • Director of Doctoral Studies
2 Course Bundle: 33 Lectures (12 Discs) Including Electronic Study Guides

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Galileo: Science, Faith, and the Catholic Church by Dr. Guy Consolmagno S.J., Ph.D.

The History of Christian Spirituality by Fr. David J. Collins, S.J., Ph.D.

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Topic Titles
Topic Titles
Galileo: Science, Faith, and the Catholic Church
  • The Galileo Problem
  • The Discarded Image
  • Galileo’s Life
  • Galileo’s Times
  • Protestants and Catholics, Jesuits and Dominicans
  • Galileo Triumphant
  • Galileo on Trial
  • Galileo and the Thirty Years’ War
  • Galileo and the Change in Science
  • After Galileo
  • Galileo Today
  • The Galileo Mysteries

God and Nature in Western Thought from the Dark Ages to the Enlightenment
  • Introduction
  • Athens versus Jerusalem: Christianity and Ancient Learning
  • Faith and Reason: Conflict or Compatibility
  • Who Believes in Miracles: The Problem of Causation
  • The Seventh Day: Hexameral Literature and the Creation of the World
  • Early Medieval Know It Alls: The Encyclopedists Inventing the University Aristotle, Averroes, Aquinas: The Condemnations Theology and Medicine
  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice:
  • White Magic, Egyptian Hermeticism, and New Science in the Renaissance
  • Digging for Gold: Alchemy
  • Demon Spotting: The Science of Witch-Hunting
  • A Revolutionary Change
  • Science and Reformation
  • Telling Time and Drafting Calendars
  • From Revolutions to Revolts:
  • The Galileo Trials Mechanical Philosophy: Who Makes Things Tick?
  • Looking for Nothing: Robert Boyle and the Vacuum
  • Scientist, Prophet, Magician: Isaac Newton
  • Immanuel's Can't: Separating Scientific Knowledge from Religious Faith in the Enlightenment
  • Conclusion
About Your Presenter

David J. Collins, S.J., Ph.D. is currently the Director of Doctoral Studies and an associate professor of history at Georgetown University. He holds a doctorate in History from Northwestern University and advanced degrees in philosophy and theology from universities in the U.S.A. and Germany, where he has also taught and lectured at several universities. David Collins is an expert in the cultural and intellectual history of medieval and early modern Europe. His first scholarly work focused on the devotional writings by Renaissance humanists about the saints, and he is the author of Reforming Saints: Saints’ Lives and Their Authors in Germany, 1470-1530 (Oxford University Press, 2008). His research in this field has been awarded fellowships from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Gerda Henkel Foundation. From 2007 to 2009, he was a visiting fellow at the Monumenta Germaniae Historica in Munich.

 

Dr. Guy Consolmagno, S.J., is Director of the Vatican Observatory, a leading astronomer and meteoriticist, and a Jesuit brother. He earned undergraduate and master’s degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Planetary Science from the University of Arizona. Before entering the Jesuits in 1989, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard and MIT, served in the US Peace Corps, and taught university physics at Lafayette College. He has worked as a Vatican Observatory astronomer since 1993.

 

Br. Consolmagno’s research explores connections between meteorites, asteroids, and the evolution of small solar system bodies. The author of a monthly science column for The Tablet, he has written more than 200 scientific publications and a number of popular books, including Turn Left at Orion (with Dan Davis), and Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial? (with Paul Mueller). He has also hosted science programs for BBC Radio 4, appeared in numerous documentary films, and served as chair of the American Astronomical Society’s Division for Planetary Sciences. In 2000, the small bodies nomenclature committee of the International Astronomical Union named an asteroid, 4597 Consolmagno, ...

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