The bethinking booklets seek to address some of the 'big questions' about life in an accessible but convincing manner. It is often supposed that Christianity and science are inevitably opposed to each other, but this ignores the fact that many leading scientists today are Christians.

This page provides further resources for you to continue to think through the question of whether science really undermines belief in God. These resources look at questions such as:

  • Does science do away with the need for God as Creator of the universe?
  • Does the theory of evolution contradict the Biblical account in the book of Genesis?
  • Can science provide answers to every question we can ask? Or does science have limits?

Do Science and Religion Conflict?

Ways of understanding science and religion
by Ruth Bancewicz

Article exploring different ways to approach the relationship between science and religion.

Isn't science more rational than faith?
by Alister McGrath

This article asks what are the limits to science and whether there are questions that science cannot answer. Christians and atheists both believe truths that they cannot prove. But might God be the best explanation for the way things are?

Clips from the Test of FAITH documentary Part 1
by Ruth Bancewicz

The third video clip explores ‘The limits of science’.

Responses to Richard Dawkins and His Book The God Delusion

The Dawkins Letters
by David Robertson

Responds by letter, chapter by chapter, to Richard Dawkins’ book The God Delusion. Read chapter 1 here and follow the links to later chapters.

What would God say to Richard Dawkins?
by Melvin Tinker

This talk considers some of the issues arising from Richard Dawkins’ comments about science and religion.

Does Evolution Disprove God?

No conflict
by Melvin Tinker

This article considers some of the issues about whether evangelical Christians (ie. those who accept the authority of the Bible) can accept evolution. Considers various approaches to the issue, while arguing that evolution and the Biblical account are complementary ways of viewing the origin of human beings.

To investigate further and to go deeper into the various issues, explore all of bethinking.org’s resources on the topic of Science and Christianity.


 

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