CORE 302 Science and Christianity

This course introduces students to the historical encounter between the various sciences and Christianity. The course will explore the history and content of scientific methodologies and paradigms employed in both the natural and social sciences. Students will also consider the key controversies within each discipline and the contemporary developments in each of these fields. The course will also examine how Christianity has shaped and been shaped by scientific developments. The aim of the course is to help the student develop an integrated worldview that will provide an understanding for the tension and synergy between science and Christian faith. Prerequisite: COR 102 or 301, one lab science, and at best junior status. A philosophy course is recommended. (Offered every semester.)