107 - The Big Bang and the Anthropic Principle

Use the laws of science, physics, and logic to determine the plausibility of the Big Bang Theory
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  • Lectures 27
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

In this course, we continue the series of Created or Evolved Classes. We will examine the plausibility of the Big Bang Theory using several methods. Does it match with known laws of science? Does it defy the rules of logic? Is it statistically possible for the Big Bang to occur and kickstart evolution? We invite you to come examine the evidence for yourself and determine which view is more plausible. Were we truly created to live on a unique planet? Or are we just here by accident? Come find out. This course has a total of 19 video lectures which are each 2 to 5 minutes long.

What are the requirements?

  • Although not required, you are welcome to take notes
  • Viewing other courses in the Created or Evolved series may be helpful, although not required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Know the difference between science and metaphysics
  • Determine if the Big Bang is scientific
  • Determine the probability of universe evolving by chance

Who is the target audience?

  • All audiences are welcome
  • Anyone interested in the laws of science
  • Anyone interested in the laws of physics
  • Anyone interested in the principles of logic

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: The Big Bang Theory
Does the Big Bang Theory Match Biblical Creation?
Does the Big Bang Theory Match Science?
A Self-Existing Universe
Section 2: Did the Universe Create Itself?
The Laws of Thermodynamics
Something From Nothing
Is a Self Existing Universe Logical?
7 pages

Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.

Section 3: What Happened After the Big Bang?
How the Solar System Started
The Law of Causality
Is the Big Bang Scientific or Religious
Are the Physics of the Big Bang Possible?
Section 4: Is the Universe Possible Without God?
The Anthropic Principle
An Awesome Universe
What is Within the Realm of Possibility?
Was There Enough Time?
The Universal Probability Bound
3 pages

Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.

Section 5: A Special Planet
Privileged Planet
Finely Tuned Forces
Requirements for a Life Sustaining Planet
Forces Fundamental to Life
Section 6: Answer Keys & Additional Resources
Downloadable Article Answer Key - God vs Quantum Fluxuation
2 pages
Downloadable Article Answer Key - Anthropic Principle
1 page
Section 7: Next / Previous Course for 2-Year Curriculum

Proceed to the next course to continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.


If needed, go back to the previous course & continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.

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Instructor Biography

Kevin Conover, Christian Apologetics Teacher

Kevin Conover lives in San Diego with his wife and three kids. He earned his BA from the University of California San Diego where he was also the commencement speaker. He earned a Masters Degree in Divinity from Trinity Biblical University and is currently working towards a Masters Degree in Apologetics from Biola University.

He taught Christian apologetics at Horizon Christian High School for four years and was voted by the students as teacher of the year four years in a row. He is currently in his third year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.

Kevin is a volunteer assistant pastor at Skyline Church with Dr. Jim Garlow, a frequent guest host on the Bob Siegel radio show, and speaks at a variety of events on the truth of the Bible. He is the founder of a Christian education ministry, Educate For Life, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.

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