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Faith and Science · Creation

Lesson Four: Papal Teaching

Our last few popes have been particularly eloquent and spoken often on the topic of faith and science. Pope Benedict, for example, said that the great task of the university is to have the courage to embrace the full breadth of reason. Papal teaching is a fundamental part of being a Catholic and numerous popes have offered insights into how best to understand the different modes of knowledge.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The incorrect extremes of scientism and fideism
  • How our understanding of creatures influences our understanding of God
  • Clearing up the history of the Church and scientific discovery