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-- Ian G. Barbour
Professor of Physics, Professor of Religion, and Winifred and Atherton Bean Professor Emeritus of Science, Technology, and Society, Carleton College

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CTNS promotes the creative mutual interaction between theology and the natural sciences. The CTNS mission is carried out through three program areas: research, teaching and public service.  The central scientific focus of these programs is on physics, cosmology, evolutionary biology, and genetics, with additional topics in the neurosciences, technology, the environmental sciences, and mathematics. The central theological focus is on Christian theology, ethics and spirituality, with additional attention to the theological issues arising from the engagement between the sciences and world religions.


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November 13 Public lecture co-sponsored by The Swedenborgian House of Studies
The History and Philosophy of Astrobiology
(with references to Swedenborg and his work Other Planets)

Ted Peters Book Launch Thursday November 6

Call for Papers for What is Life? Evolutionary Perspectives, Philosophical Considerations and Theological Questions

Ted Peters responds to Ken Ham's comments about ETI

University of California, Berkeley celebrates Dr. Charles H. Townes' 99th Birthday

Details on SATURN

Robert Russell article on Ian's Barbour's methodology

Ted Peters article on the legacy of Ian Barbour

Ted Peters Interview on Intergalatic Ethics (Signup for a free trial to watch)

Featuring Time in Eternity by Robert John Russell

Watch Ted Peters lecture at SETI
Russell Lectures on "Science and Theology in Creative Interaction" available on DVD
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