Can science explain everything? | An interview with John Lennox

In today’s world, isn’t it science, rather than Christianity, that holds the key to answering life’s deepest questions? Haven’t new discoveries rendered religious ideas obsolete?

In our pluralistic and interconnected age, what should we put our trust in and is there any hope for humanity? Watch as John Lennox and Rob Gifford explore these and many other questions relating to God, science, and the meaning of life.

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.

Eric Metaxas – I Am Second

Length: 12 minutes

Eric Metaxas shares his story on “I am second”

Eric Metaxas (born 1963) is an American author, speaker, and radio host. He is known for three biographies, Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery about William Wilberforce [2013] and Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy about Dietrich Bonhoeffer [2011]. “Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World” about Martin Luther [2017]. He has also written humor, children’s books, and scripts for VeggieTales. Metaxas is the founder and host of the NYC-based event series, “Socrates in the City: Conversations on the Examined Life” and the host of the nationally syndicated radio program, The Eric Metaxas Show.

Wikipedia: Eric Metaxas

C.S. Lewis about why he believes in Christianity

I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.

Ich glaube an das Christentum, so wie ich daran glaube, dass die Sonne aufgegangen ist: nicht nur, weil ich sie sehe, sondern weil ich durch sie alles andere sehe.

― C.S. Lewis

Christianity Today Article: Wesley So | world’s elite chess player

On the small planet where elite chess players dwell, very few people worship Jesus Christ. If anyone discovers that you’re one of those “superstitious,” “narrow-minded idiots,” you’re likely to see nasty comments accumulate on your Facebook fan page. On a regular basis, I receive emails from strangers lecturing me about the dangers of following Jesus. Out of pity or disgust, they wonder how I, the world’s second-ranked chess player, can be so “weak-minded.”

_Wesley So

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Christianity Today Article: I’m a Rare Breed: An Elite Chess Player Who’s Open About His Faith

Wikipedia: Wesley So