Professor Alister McGrath explores how the natural sciences and Christian theology might offer an enriched or deepened vision of reality, which transcends the limits placed on each http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/does-science-rob-nature-of-its-mystery-and-beauty
John Ruskin (1819-1900) was one of the most acute observers of the tensions to emerge between science and religion during the Victorian age. We shall explore Ruskin’s concerns, set against the background of the Industrial Revolution, and ask how can we do science without losing sight of the beauty of nature? And in what ways might a religious reading of nature help meet at least some concerns?
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