Friday, November 02, 2007

Is Belief In Divine Creation Rational?

This should be of interest to anyone involved in the debate over evolution, intelligent design, creationism, atheism, materialism, etcetera. (Apologies if you've already seen it over at BCSE Revealed).

As most of you will know, in my "day job" I am a Christian minister. I have just put online a major new audio-visual presentation: "Is belief in divine creation rational? (responding to atheist claims)".

http://david.dw-perspective.org.uk/is-belief-in-creation-rational


The talk is 77 minutes long, accompanied by slides (combined courtesy of Google video), and goes over quite a wide field - rationality, morality, laws (or not?) of logic, Richard Dawkins, the scientific method, world views, the definition of the mind, etc. It's meant to be popular level but stimulating for anyone. You can watch the presentation with audio, or download it to your iPod, etcetera. Lots of links and resources provided. Of course it's a lot more heavyweight than the previous Richard Dawkins parable, but much more stimulating and rewarding and hopefully life-changing for it.

If you like it, please link it. Put it on your blogs, websites, mailing lists, etcetera. As with the previous Richard Dawkins parable, the success of this depends on it getting linked.

David

2 Comments:

At 7:44 AM, Blogger Paul said...

Hi David. I posted your message at two of my blogs. They do not get much traffic but the URLs are as follows:

http://healthnmedical.blogspot.com/2007/11/answering-question-is-belief-in-divine.html

http://businessncultural.blogspot.com/2007/11/answering-question-is-belief-in-divine.html

 
At 3:58 PM, Blogger William Bradford said...

Add a post at Sequenced by Design:

http://sequencedbydesign.blogsavy.com/2007/11/04/david-andersons-question-is-belief-in-divine-creation-rational/

 

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