Can a faithful Christian “believe” in science? This class will identifying how Catholic theology emphatically answers “yes!” to this question, while exploring both the possibilities—and limits—of science as a resource for doing theology. As part of our inquiry, we’ll also look at some of the arguments by the so-called “New Atheists” and how Catholic theology can respond.
Practice Skill: Filling out your FASFA
This is course is free and open to the public; online registration is required (click here).
About the Instructor
Matthew Petrusek, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University. His interests and specializations include meta ethics, the intersection of philosophical and theological ethics, Christian ethics, ethics and political theory, natural law, virtue theory, distributive justice, and human dignity. He has published in the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, the Journal of Moral Philosophy, Philosophy and Theology, and Studies in Christian Ethics, and has served as an on-air analyst for Noticias MundoFox, CNN Español, and KCal–CBS Los Angeles.