IDIS150-12 Infinity and the Christian Mind
Interim, 2007

Calendar

The calendar below represents a tentative schedule for the course. It will be updated as needed throughout the semester.


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1/1 1/2 1/3
Opening Plenary
“Christ and Nothing”, D.B. Hart
DCM-R, R. Clapp (Ch. 3)
HW: Journal Entry 1
The Constant Gardener
1st Day of Interim
1/4
Peculiar People?
EGW, pp. 191-197 (App. III)
EGW, Appendix II
EGW, Preface
HW: Journal Entry 2
Shattered Glass
1/5
Traditions
DCM-R, S.J. Gould (Ch. 2)
DCM-R, F.L. Zhi (Ch. 2)
EGW, Ch. 1
DCM-R, P. Yancey (Ch. 5)
DCM-R, K. Norris (Ch. 4)
HW: Journal Entry 3
JS: Simply Christian
1/8
Longing and Hope
Science and Religion
EGW, Ch. 2
DCM-R, A. Dillard (Ch. 2)
HW: Journal Entry 4
JS: Reclaiming the Value of Beauty
1/9
Creation
EGW, Ch. 3
DCM-R, M.S. VanLeeuwen (Ch. 4)
HW: Journal Entry 5
JS: Poverty and Prayer and the Power of Film
1/10
Fall
EGW, Ch. 4
“Save the world, ignore global warming”, B.Lomborg
“Statement of the Evangelical Climate Initiative”
HW: Journal Entry 6
An Inconvenient Truth (Required)
1/11
Redemption
EGW, Ch. 5
EGW, Epilogue
DCM-R, Colson and Pearcey (Ch. 2)
DCM-R, R. Anker (Ch. 5, 2 articles)
HW: Plantinga Questions Chs. 3-5
Darwin's Nightmare (Required)
1/12
The Mission (Required film, FAC, 9 am and 2 pm)
IATM, pp. 1-34 (Ch. 1)
“Cosmic Soccer Ball?”
JS: Health and Hope for a Hurting World
No separate class session
1/15
Models of Infinity
IATM, pp. 35-51 (Ch. 1)
IATM, pp. 53-64 (Ch. 2)
“Comparing the Infinite” (handout)
HW: Infinity Day 1 questions
JS: The Heart of Racial Justice
Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations at Calvin
1/16
The Mindscape
Cardinality
“Are Some Infinities Larger?” (handout)
IATM, pp. 64-87 (Ch. 2)
“Notes on God and Infinity” (handout)
HW: Infinity Day 2 questions
1/17
Higher infinities
IATM, pp. 107-120 (Ch. 3)
IATM, pp. 143-152 (Ch. 3)
IATM, pp. 157-164 (Ch. 4)
“Validity, Truth, Faith in Math” (handout)
HW: Infinity Day 3 questions
The 400 Blows
1/18
Truth
“Brief History of Infinity” (handout)
IATM, pp. 171-184 (Ch. 4)
“Artificial Intelligence”, D.J. Eck (handout)
HW: Infinity Day 4 question
Paradise Now
JS: Free of Charge
1/19
Artificial intelligence
HW: Integrative Essay


1/22
Closing Plenary
1/23
Final Exam
Last Day of Interim
1/24 1/25 1/26





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