Life's BIG Questions
18th Oct 2011
Has Science disproved the Bible?
We held a special lecture on this subject from Richard Palmer, Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Birmingham, and Head of Nanoscale Physics Research Laboratory. Richard helped us understand that the Bible is a very scientific book, ahead of it's time and in harmony with science! The slides from the lecture are attached.
6th July 2011
What is the world coming to?
Tumultuous events have been a feature of our world so far in 2011: January – Tunisian government falls February - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigns; 6.3 earthquake - Christchurch, New Zealand March - 9.1 earthquake and tsunami - Japan. Over 15,000 killed, 8,000 missing. Emergencies at four nuclear power plants; Libyan uprising, no-fly zone April - Royal Wedding (a bit of light relief
28th June 2011
What is the Meaning of Life?
So Many Views! If we turn to philosophy or religion, we find there are so many different views on the Meaning of Life. From the vast array of opinions, how do we know which one is right? Here are some examples: Frankyl: Hoping in an ultimate meaning Tillich: Being yourself Islam: Earthly life is merely a test, determining one's afterlife Aristotle: Living virtuously Christianity: we're all going to heaven