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 "Perceptions of Faith" is a short survey which aims to examine the degree to which certain definitions of the term 'faith' are accepted or rejected. It is being circulated through various communities including churches, bible colleges, rationalist and skeptic societies. It should take about two minutes to complete. Participation is voluntary and the participant will not be identified during data collection or analysis.
Event: The End of Faith: Has science made religion redundant? [Richard Johnson Lecture 2015]
Speaker: Professor Peter Harrison is an Australian Laureate Fellow at the University of Queensland and formerly the Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at the University of Oxford. He is the author or editor of six books (most recently The Territories of Science and Religion) and one of the most important scholars working in the area of science and religion today. 
Date: Thursday May 7th, 2015 starting 7:00pm
Venue: Scots Church, 44 Margaret St, Sydney

Was the resurrection of Jesus Christ an anti-scientific event? This question was discussed at a March 13 conference on science and religion hosted by The American Association of the Advancement of Science's Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion.



Large Hadron Collider successfully restarts with potential particle smashing power doubled.

The exile of the mind: Christian service in the secular university - by Julian Rivers
British higher education is increasingly secular in outlook. This paper identifies three aspects of that secularity: specialisation, instrumentalisation and globalisation.
The Atheist and His Metal Detector - by Frank Turek
I grew up on the Jersey shore. (No, it wasn’t like the TV show.) Every summer morning I’d see several men combing the beach with metal detectors looking for jewelry and change lost the day before. 

Date: Thursday 17th September 2015 at 7.30 pm.

Speaker: Professor Tom McLeish, MA, PHD, FRS

Lecture Topic: Faith and Wisdom in Science


Date: Thursday 4th June 2015 at 7.30 pm.
Speaker: Dr Andrew Brown,BA, BMin/BTh, BA (Hons), PhD
Lecture Title:The History of interpretation of Genesis 1*
Venue: Main Common Room, New College, UNSW.



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