Kamingespräch mit Prof. John Lennox in Wien


Neben seiner Karriere als Mathematikprofessor und Wissenschaftstheoretiker an der Universität Oxford wurde John Lennox vor allem durch seine auf youtube hunderttausendfach gesehenen Diskussionen mit führenden Atheisten wie Richard Dawkins, Peter Singer, Christopher Hitchens u.a. bekannt, in denen er die Glaubwürdigkeit seiner christlichen Überzeugung verteidigte.

Außerdem ist er Autor zahlreicher Bücher, die auch auf Deutsch erschienen sind, wie z.B. ‚Hat die Wissenschaft Gott begraben?‘ und ‚Sieben Tage, das Universum und Gott‘.

Beim Kamingespräch wird John in einem Interview aus seinem Leben als Wissenschaftler, Schriftsteller und Teilnehmer an weltweit beachteten Diskussionen erzählen.

Greg Boyd taking a closer look at Jordan Peterson’s book 12 Rules For Life

In a 15 part blog posting, Greg Boyd (http://reknew.org) is taking an indepth look at Jordan Peterson and his book 12 Rules For Life. Boyd comes from the perspective of the historic orthodox Christian faith

Part 1

Part 1 (of 15): Introduction — What’s Up With Jordan Peterson?


Part 2

Part 2 (of 15): Can ‘Being’ Be Justified?


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Interview von Dr. Manuel Schmid | Gott hat keinen Plan für dein Leben!

Dr. Manuel Schmid
Bild: ICF Basel

“«Gott hat einen wunderbaren Plan für dein Leben.» Diesen Zuspruch hört man oft in christlichen Kreisen. Aber hat Gott unser Schicksal wirklich schon besiegelt oder schreibt er mit jedem Menschen eine offene Geschichte? Diese Ansicht vertritt ICF-Pastor Manuel Schmid in einem Interview mit dem Wochenmagazin «ideaSpektrum».

Ganzes Interview auf www.livenet.ch lesen

UPDATE:
Es gab einige Kritik an dem Artikel, hier eine Replik von Manuel Schmid:
Offener Theismus und evangelikale Kritik: Eine Replik (sola-gratia.ch)

BIO:
Dr. Manuel Schmid ist Pastor im ICF Basel

I am loved, therefore I am! (N.T. Wright)


I am loved, therefore I am!
N.T. Wright on Descartes, love, and personal identity at The Veritas Forum at the University of Cincinnati.
Length: 3:39min

Nicholas Thomas Wright (born 1 December 1948) is a leading British New Testament scholar, Pauline theologian, and retired Anglican bishop. In academia, he is published as N. T. Wright, but is otherwise known as Tom Wright. Between 2003 and his retirement in 2010, he was the Bishop of Durham. He then became Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at St Mary’s College in the University of St Andrews in Scotland.

Wikipedia: N.T. Wright

maladies and malevolence

Every human being suffers from maladies unthinkable. Every human being causes suffereing through malevolence unbearable.

This ill truth suffices enough to trust in the Torah, and even further, it is embraced by the teachings and actions of Jesus who overcame both.

— T

Malady: an unwholesome or disordered condition
Malevolent: having, showing, or arising from intense often vicious ill will, spite, or hatred

Socrates in the City | John Lennox: The Question of Science and God – Part 2


Length: 58 minutes
Has Science buried God? Eric Metaxas tracks down Oxford’s John Lennox in France for answers, and the brilliant professor delivers!

Part 1 | Part 2

John Carson Lennox (born 7 November 1943) is a Northern Irish mathematician specialising in group theory, philosopher of science and Christian apologist. He is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics[2] at the University of Oxford and a Fellow in Mathematics and Philosophy of Science at Green Templeton College, Oxford University. He is also Pastoral Advisor of Green Templeton College, Oxford, a Fellow of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford and Associate Fellow of the Saïd Business School.

Wikipedia: John Lennox

Socrates meets Jesus – Play based on the book by Peter Kreeft


Length: 1h08min
A performance of the play SOCRATES MEETS JESUS by Kevin O’Brien, based on the book by Peter Kreeft, at the American Chesterton Society Conference in Worcester, MA on August 2, 2013

Peter John Kreeft (/kreɪft/ born 16 March 1937 in Paterson, New Jersey) is a professor of philosophy at Boston College and The King’s College. He is the author of numerous books as well as a popular writer of Christian philosophy, theology and apologetics. He also formulated, together with Ronald K. Tacelli, SJ, “Twenty Arguments for the Existence of God.”

Wikipedia: Peter Kreeft