Abrahamic Reflections on Science and Religion: Conference Videos


How Did God Do It? Part One: Is God a Bowler or a Curler?

How Did God Do It? Part Two: Chance and Creation

How Did God Do It? Part Three: God, Chance, and Purpose

Highlights from final conference at the Dead Sea in Jordan

Participant Interviews


Silvia Jonas, Minerva Fellow of the Max Planck Society at Munich University, discusses how the concept of ineffability can reconcile the relationship between science & religion. 

Nidhal Guessoum, astrophysicist at the American University of Sharjah, discusses how Islamic conceptions of God square with randomness in the cosmos. 

Rana Dajani, biology professor at Hashemite University, discusses whether there is a conflict between evolution and Islam. 

Nathan Aviezer, physics professor at Israel's Bar-Ilan University, on evidence for fine tuning in the universe and its impact on belief in God. 

Bruno Guiderdoni, Senior Researcher at the Lyon Center for Research in Astrophysics, on fine tuning in the universe & it's impact on arguments for God. 

Meghan Page, Assistant Professor at Loyola University Maryland, on how and why God might intervene in the world. 

Jeffrey Koperski, philosophy professor at Saginaw Valley State University discusses possible explanations for the apparent fine tuning of the universe. 

Yamina Bouguenaya Mermer, director of Receiving Nur, on how randomness in the cosmos is a signpost guiding us toward God. 

Rob Koons, philosophy professor at the University of Texas, discusses whether divine providence is compatible with apparent randomness in nature.

Scott Davison, professor at Morehead University, explores the purpose & effects of petitionary prayer

Karl Svozil, professor at Vienna Technical University, on the need for humility when facing seemingly unanswerable questions. 

Bruno Guiderdoni, Senior Researcher at the Lyon Center for Research in Astrophysics, on how the Abrahamic Religions address God's plan for the universe

Jeff Koperski, philosophy professor at Saginaw Valley State University, speaks on the multiverse and the potential for evilverses in that model. 

Alan Love, professor at University of Minnesota addresses the apparent conflict between evolution & God as creator. 

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