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This course is an introductory examination of the various relationships between science and religion.
Topics include:
Science-Religion Models, Intelligent Design, Galileo Affair, Geology & Noah’s Flood,
Darwin’s Religious Beliefs, Evolution vs. Creation Debate,
Problem of Evil, Interpretations of Genesis 1-11

  Teaching Style      
  Constructivist Learning  
  The purpose of the course is for students to examine various approaches to the relationship between science and religion and for them to construct THEIR personal positions.  
  Online Format  
  Students will complete written assignments as they proceede through online class audio-slide lectures with class notes and class handouts.  
  The course can be taken for credit (undergraduate or graduate) or non-credit (audit).  
  Syllabus & Schedules      
  Spring 2015 (TBA in the Spring)
  Summer 2015 (TBA in the Spring)
  12 Assignments--CLICK THE GRAY BOX ABOVE.  
  University of Alberta Students: Register through Bear Tracks.  
  Non-University of Alberta Students: Register as an Open Studies Student.  
  Course Materials  
  Class Notes & Class Handouts are online and FREE to download--CLICK THE GRAY BOXES ABOVE.  
  Self Test List (PDF)
  University of Alberta Bookstore      
  Class Notes ($20) & Class Handouts ($10) are available in the bookstore.  
  Only purchase the Fall 2013 editions or later.  
  Bookstore Webpage  
  Click 'Textbooks' at the top menu bar & scroll down to CHRTC 350.  
© Denis O. Lamoureux
Last revised 4 September 2014