Audio Bundle: A Catholic’s Guide to Science and Religion: Understanding Evolution and Genetics + God’s Creation: A Course on Theology and the Environment - 9 CDs Total

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Audio Bundle: A Catholic’s Guide to Science and Religion: Understanding Evolution and Genetics + God’s Creation: A Course on Theology and the Environment - 9 CDs Total

  • The Catholic University of America
  • Catholic Theological Union
2 Course Bundle: 24 Lectures (9 CDs) Including an Electronic Study Guide

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A Catholic’s Guide to Science and Religion: Understanding Evolution and Genetics - CD Set   +$27.95
God’s Creation: A Course on Theology and the Environment - Audio CD Set   +$27.00

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This is a special discounted price for a bundle of two audio CD programs:

A Catholic’s Guide to Science and Religion: Understanding Evolution and Genetics - Dr. Paul Scherz, Ph.D.

God’s Creation: A Course on Theology and the Environment - Sr. Dawn M. Nothwehr, OSF, Ph.D.

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Topic Titles
Topic Titles
A Catholic’s Guide to Science and Religion: Understanding Evolution and Genetics
  • Is There a Conflict between Science and Religion?
  • The Relationship between Theology and Science
  • Possible Tensions between Science and Religion
  • Origins of Evolutionary Theory and Genetics
  • How Evolution and Genetics Came Together
  • Concerns over Divine Action
  • Divine Causality in a Contingent World
  • Problems in the Understanding of the Human Person
  • Natural Law, Sociality, and Spandrels
  • Evolution and the Human Mind
  • Eugenics: The Abuse of Evolutionary Theory and Genetics
  • Current Attempts to Apply Genetics and Evolution to Society

 

God’s Creation: A Course on Theology and the Environment

Part I– Stories of Origins: In the Beginning

  • Science and Faith: A Holy Marriage Birthing a New Cosmology
  • Creation, Covenant, and Community
  • From Creation to New Creation

 

Part II–Stories of Crisis

  • The Human Person: Partner and Protector
  • The Human Person: Predator and Pillager
  • The Human Person: Technocrat and Tyrant?

 

Part III–Stories of Conversion

  • Jesus Christ: An Ecological Perspective
  • The Franciscan Theological Tradition and Ecological Virtue Ethics
  • Catholic Social Teaching and Ecological Responsibility

 

Part IV–Stories of Empowerment and Action: Critical Issues

  • Wholly of Water and Holy Water
  • Food for Mind, Body, and Spirit
  • A Climate Change for a Changing Climate
About Your Presenter

Dr. Kenneth Rose is a leading expert on word religions. He holds an M.Div. from Harvard University Divinity School and an M.A. and Ph.D. in the Study of Religion from Harvard University. At Harvard, he was a Fellow at the Center for the Study of World Religions. Currently Senior Research Fellow at The Graduate Theological Union (Berkeley, California), he is also an Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Christopher Newport University, where he teaches courses on world religions, Christian spirituality, comparative mysticism, and philosophical theology.

Dr. Rose is an expert on theologies of religions, comparative mysticism, and contemplative methods. His publications include Yoga, Meditation, and Mysticism: Contemplative Universals and Meditative Landmarks (Bloomsbury Academic, 2016), Pluralism: The Future of Religion (Bloomsbury Academic, 2013), and “Pluralism and the Upaniṣads,” Journal of Vaishnava Studies (Fall 2010). Influenced as much by the Bhagavad Gītā as by Thomas Merton and the Buddha, Dr. Rose has engaged in a lifelong quest to understand and practice spirituality in light of the most sublime mystical texts in the world’s wisdom traditions.

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Dr. Paul Scherz, Ph.D., is a leading expert on the relationship between science and religion who draws on his dual training as a molecular biologist and theologian. After earning a Ph.D. in genetics from Harvard University, he received the prestigious Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral Fellowship to work on models of congenital heart defects at the University of California, San Francisco. His interest in the relationship between his faith and biomedical work led him to pursue theological studies at the University of Notre Dame, where he received a Ph.D. in moral theology. He is an assistant professor of moral theology and ethics at The Catholic University of America, where he teaches courses on bioethics, the ethics of technology, and theology.

 Dr. Scherz has published widely on both science and theology in journals such as Science, Cell, The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of the Society for Christian Ethics, the National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, Theological Studies, and the Journal of Religious Ethics. His research examines the interrelationship between ethics, religion, science, and medicine, especially as they relate to innovations in genetic biotechnologies. He is currently working on projects that a...

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