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Religions of Scientists

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2019 Spring Class

Religions of Scientists

Instructor: Chuck Acker

Thursdays •  3/21-5/9 • 3:15-5:15 PM

Location: Jewett 289

Since the Age of Enlightenment writers have referred to the “war” between science and religion. Is there really that much conflict between people committed to faith and people committed to empirical investigation? Well, maybe it all depends… We know from statistical studies that scientists are among a group least likely to profess a belief in God. Well, what do you mean by “God?” In this course we will examine the various kinds of thoughts scientists have regarding religion and categories of scientists ranging from aggressive opponents of religious teachings to willing acceptors of religious beliefs.

Classes will be conducted in seminar fashion; some serious reading will be expected of students. Textbook provided.
Text: Ecklund, Elaine Howard, Science vs. Religion: What Scientists Really Think. Classroom

Class size 7-16 students
4 seats remaining

$30.00

Charles Acker holds a PhD in clinical and physiological psychology from UCLA to help him understand belief systems and mind-body relationships. In the distant past he worked with community leaders, interested older citizens, Senior College Network promoters and key UMA personnel to help bring Senior College to Augusta.

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