Audio Bundle: Are Science and Religion at War? + From Albert to Mendel: Explore the Lives and Discoveries of Christianity’s Scientists - 2 CDs Total

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Audio Bundle: Are Science and Religion at War? + From Albert to Mendel: Explore the Lives and Discoveries of Christianity’s Scientists - 2 CDs Total

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Are Science and Religion at War?
by Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn, Ph.D.

From Albert to Mendel: Explore the Lives and Discoveries of Christianity’s Scientists
by Dr. Guy Consolmagno S.J., Ph.D.

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Topic Titles

Are Science and Religion at War?

  1. Can Science Deal with God?

    • Lawrence M. Krauss

    • Francis S. Collins

    • Robert John Russell

    • Ian Barbour

    • Freeman Dyson

    • Michio Kaku 

  1. Do Science and Religion Conflict?

    • Daniel Dennett

    • Owen Gingerich

    • Marvin Minsky

    • Francisco J. Ayala

    • J. Wentzel van Huyssteen

    • Paul Davies

  1. Can Science Talk God?

    • David J. Gross

    • William A. Dembski

    • Victor Stenger

    • Gregory J. Chaitin

    • George F. Smoot III


From Albert to Mendel: Explore the Lives and Discoveries of Christianity’s Scientists

  • What Makes a Scientist “Catholic?”
  •  Overthrowing Aristotle
  •  Into the Depths of the Atom
  •  What Is Life?
  •  Materia Medica
  •  Merciful Science
  •  God’s Language
  •  Explorers of a New Space
  •  Taking the Temperature of the World
  •  Not Where, but What
  •  Our Place in the Universe
  •  There Is Always More to Know


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Fr. James F. Salmon, S.J., is Affiliate Associate Professor of Chemistry and Theology at Loyola University, Maryland. He received an M.A. in philosophy from Boston College and a Ph.D. in chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania, where he worked under the guidance of 2000 Nobel Laureate in chemistry, Alan G. MacDiarmid. He has taught at Loyola, Wheeling Jesuit, Johns Hopkins, and Georgetown Universities. After studying theology at Woodstock College, he was ordained as a priest, and he served as the Vice President and Treasurer of the Maryland Province of the Jesuit Order from 1987 to 1997. Inspired by the writings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, he founded the Annual Cosmos and Creation Conference at Loyola University Maryland in 1981 and directed the conference until his retirement in 2010. He is the author and editor of many of books and other publications that have incorporated the thought of Teilhard de Chardin, such as The Legacy of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (Paulist, 2011).

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, in recognition of his work. In...

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Michelle Francl-Donnay is an award-winning professor of chemistry and the chair of the chemistry department at Bryn Mawr College, as well as an adjunct scholar of the Vatican Observatory. She has been a fellow at Princeton University, the James Franck Institute at the University of Chicago, and the Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry. Trained as both a Roman Catholic theologian and a scientist, Dr. Francl-Donnay is an expert on the intersection of faith and science. She received her Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California, Irvine, studied theology at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, and completed her postdoctoral work at Princeton University. For her contributions to the field, she was elected a Fellow of the American Chemical Society in 2009.  

Dr. Francl-Donnay is a quantum chemist whose research interests include molecular structure determination and the development of methods for computational chemistry. She is also an award-winning writer whose essays on the history and philosophy of science have appeared in Slate,Nature Chemistry, and several collections. Her reflections on prayer and Catholic spirituality can be found both in print and online; her most recent book is Not By Bread Alo...

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