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New Zealand Christians in Science | Te Kāhui Whakapono ki Nga Kaipūtaiao o Te Motu.
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Wellington Winter Lectures Despite changing Covid lock-down levels NZCIS was able to hold three successful events in Wellington 1: Introductory Lectures, held at St John’s Willis St, on 10 July Dr. Nicola Hoggard Creegan, ‘Contemporary Themes’Dr. Graeme Finlay, ‘Theology of
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March 2021 Education, Science and Faith Seminar The above summary, as well as other notes and slides from the seminar are available to view below: Silvia Purdie’s Summary (as above) Dr. Nicola Hoggard’s Notes Jody Kilpatrick’s Notes Jennifer Lewis’ Presentation
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason , and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
The question from agnosticism is, Who turned on the lights? The question from faith is, Whatever for?
The Universe begins to look more like a great thought than a great machine.
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