Science and Religion Course Modules


Ted Peters has developed the following modules for use by educators in developing courses in science and religion. Please see the links below for information about this project as well as the modules themselves. Ted was the PI of the Science and Religion Course Program (1998-2002), he is on the CTNS Faculty and is a co-Editor of Theology and Science.


What is a Drop-In Syllabus Module?

Complete Set of Drop-In Syllabus Modules

Individual Modules

Introduction to the Science & Religion Dialogue

Animals in Science and Theology

Astrobiology, Astrotheology, and Contact with ETI

Big History (completer course)

Creation, Big Bang Cosmology, and the Fine Tuning of the Universe

Ecology & Ethics

The Evolution Controversy

Genetics, Stem Cells, CRISPR, and Bioethics

Islam and Science

Judaism and Science

Neuroscience & Theological Anthropology

Physics and Divine Action

Transhumanism: Theological Responses

READINGS for Drop-Ins (educational settings only)

Nick Bostrom, "Introduction--The Transhumanist FAQ: A General Introduction"

Lincoln Cannon, "What is Mormon Transhumanism?"

Aubrey de Grey, "Defeat of Aging--Utopia or Foreseeable Scientific Reality?"

Muzaffar Iqbal, "And These are the Signs: The Qur'an and the Order of Nature"

Michael Lattora, "What is Buddhist Transhumanism?"

Seyyed Hossein Nasr, "The Question of Cosmogenesis--the Cosmos as a Subject of Scientific Study"

Ted Peters, "Astrotheology"

Ted Peters, "An ETI Myth in the Heart of Science"

Ted Peters, "From Big History to Cosmic History"

Ted Peters, "Introducing Astrotheology"

Ted Peters, "Science in Seminary? Really?"

Ted Peters, "Science and Religion: Ten Models of War, Truce, and Partnership"

Ted Peters, "Should CRISPR Scientists Play God?"

Ted Peters, "Stretching Twelve AstroEthical Issues Within Our Solar Ghetto to Address Warfare in the Milky Way Metropolis"

Ted Peters, "Transhumanism and the Posthuman Future: Will Technological Progress Get Us There?"

Oliver Putz, "Moral Apes, Human Uniqueness, and the Image of God"

Rita D. Sherma, "A Hindu Response"

Alan Weissenbacher, "Ten Principles for Interpreting Scientific Neuroscientific Pronouncements Regarding Human Nature"