The universe and the earth in Christian perspective
The course examines the meaning of the universe in Christian perspective. It explores various different possible approaches to the nature of reality and then sets out the Christian perspective as it developed from the patristic era, through the middle ages, to today. The third part of the course engages in dialogue with modern science as well as with new age approaches in order to explore various possibilities in the Church's teaching on creation.
Dominican and Franciscan approaches
Reformation, Enlightenment, and post-Enlightenment approaches
The world: Theology and science